Average Equipment Operator Hourly Pay in South Africa

R39.35
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R8,150
Bonus
R14,523
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Equipment Operator in South Africa is R39.35.
10%
R23.78
MEDIAN
R39.35
90%
R63.68
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Hourly Rate
R24 - R64
Bonus
R50 - R14,899
Profit Sharing
R0 - R14,523
Total Pay
R51,951 - R178,889

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Job Description for Equipment Operator

Equipment Operator Tasks
  • Operate heavy construction machines such as bulldozers, compressors, tractors, and graders.
  • Perform routine maintenance and ensure any needed repairs are made.
  • Follow safety regulations and remove and minimize potential hazards.

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Pay by Experience Level for Equipment Operator

An early career Equipment Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R36.53 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Equipment Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R49.85 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Equipment Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R60.98 based on 9 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 72 survey responses.
Early Career
55.6%
Mid Career
31.9%
Experienced
12.5%