Average Instrument Mechanic Salary in South Africa

R354,751
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R26,224
Bonus
R1,500
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The average salary for an Instrument Mechanic in South Africa is R354,751.
10%
R198k
MEDIAN
R355k
90%
R484k
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Salary
R198k - R484k
Bonus
R3k - R39k
Profit Sharing
R98 - R30k
Total Pay
R206k - R495k

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Job Description for Instrument Mechanic

Popular Employer Salaries for Instrument Mechanic

The top respondents for the job title Instrument Mechanic are from the companies Engen Refinery, Sasol Mining and ArcelorMittal. Reported salaries are highest at Sasol Mining where the average pay is R360,000. Engen Refinery pays the lowest at around R277,500.

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Popular Skills for Instrument Mechanic

Skills in Instrument Control, Plant Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Instrument Mechanic

An entry-level Instrument Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R194,614 based on 12 salaries. An early career Instrument Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R299,500 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Instrument Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R355,494 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Instrument Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R390,135 based on 46 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 200 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
36.0%
Mid Career
35.0%
Experienced
23.0%

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