Average Field Engineer Salary in South Africa

R268,419
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R23,150
Bonus
R6,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Field Engineer in South Africa is R268,419.
10%
R151k
MEDIAN
R268k
90%
R742k
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Salary
R151k - R742k
Bonus
R5k - R284k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R6k
Total Pay
R125k - R720k

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Job Description for Field Engineer

Field Engineer Tasks
  • Provide technical support for projects including design, installation, maintenance, testing, evaluation and operation of systems.
  • Analyze system requirements, capacity, cost, and customer needs to determine project recommendations.
  • Inspect electronic equipment, instruments, products, and systems to ensure accordance to specifications, safety standards, and quality standards.
  • Design, implement, maintain and improve instruments, electronic components, equipment or systems.
  • Offer technical, operational, and administrative information, and resolution of technical issues to customers and staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Engineer

An early career Field Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R203,473 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Field Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R250,252 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Field Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R300,000 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R486,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
27.9%
Mid Career
36.8%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
8.8%