Average Heavy Equipment Mechanic Hourly Pay in South Africa

R134.55
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R21,992
Bonus
R8,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in South Africa is R134.55.
10%
R76.35
MEDIAN
R134.55
90%
R198.71
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Hourly Rate
R76 - R199
Bonus
R12,250 - R45,495
Profit Sharing
R4,034 - R13,612
Total Pay
R166,928 - R475,198

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Job Description for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Tasks
  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
  • Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
  • Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.

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Popular Skills for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Skills in Heavy Equipment Repair, Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting and Industrial Hydraulics.

Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

An entry-level Heavy Equipment Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R99.19 based on 5 salaries. An early career Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R116.32 based on 93 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R143.72 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R162.74 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R157.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 311 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
29.9%
Mid Career
34.4%
Experienced
26.0%
Late Career
8.0%