Average Field Service Technician Salary in South Africa

R185,221
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R15,890
Bonus
R24,000
Commission
R6,500
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The average salary for a Field Service Technician in South Africa is R185,221.
10%
R75k
MEDIAN
R185k
90%
R371k
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Salary
R75k - R371k
Bonus
R3k - R31k
Profit Sharing
R776 - R24k
Commission
R3k - R35k
Total Pay
R82k - R379k

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Job Description for Field Service Technician

Field Service Technician Tasks
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair units while in the field.
  • Maintain records of service calls, training, and expenses.
  • Provide on-call emergency service as required and maintain communication with the department manager while in the field.
  • Educate customers on preventive maintenance and safety regulations, and provide general customer service on the phone and in person.

Popular Employer Salaries for Field Service Technician

The top respondents for the job title Field Service Technician are from the companies Bytes Managed Solutions, Telkom and Konica Minolta South Africa. Reported salaries are highest at Telkom where the average pay is R314,588. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Konica Minolta South Africa, earning around R188,000. Bytes Managed Solutions pays the lowest at around R118,500. Diebold Incorporated also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R174,500.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Technician

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Troubleshooting and Technical Services.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technician

An entry-level Field Service Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R125,503 based on 13 salaries. An early career Field Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R164,207 based on 300 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R219,761 based on 201 salaries. An experienced Field Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R215,555 based on 161 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R250,536.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 721 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
41.6%
Mid Career
27.9%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
6.4%