Average Heavy Equipment Mechanic Hourly Pay in South Africa

R134.98
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R20,827
Bonus
R8,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in South Africa is R134.98.
10%
R76.54
MEDIAN
R134.98
90%
R201.50
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Hourly Rate
R77 - R202
Bonus
R10,993 - R44,660
Profit Sharing
R4,034 - R13,612
Total Pay
R168,437 - R467,097

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

The top respondents for the job title Heavy Equipment Mechanic are from the companies Barloworld Equipment, Komatsu and Komatsu. Reported salaries are highest at Komatsu where the average pay is R162.28. Barloworld Equipment pays the lowest at around R113.90.

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Popular Skills for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

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

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 R98.14 based on 5 salaries. An early career Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R118.11 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R142.87 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R167.91 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R162.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 311 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
30.2%
Mid Career
35.0%
Experienced
25.4%
Late Career
7.7%