The average salary for an Instrument Mechanic in South Africa is R354,751.
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Job Description for Instrument Mechanic
Modern industrial settings and manufacturing plants require a great number of automated tools, machine processes, and even robotics to function. These systems are controlled and monitored via console controls and instrumentation, and an instrument mechanic is someone who specializes in the repair and maintenance of these intricate and often complex systems. These mechanics ensure that all instruments and panels are properly calibrated for accurate readings and that user inputs respond as expecte…Read more
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.
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