The average salary for a Junior Mechanical Engineer in South Africa is R236,631.
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Job Description for Junior Mechanical Engineer
A junior mechanical engineer holds an entry-level position on the path to becoming a senior mechanical engineer. Generally, a junior mechanical engineer works under the supervision of a senior mechanical engineer and reports to the company's director of engineering. In most environments, junior mechanical engineers are responsible for creating detailed designs, drawings, and technical documentation of mechanical components of a project. Although they work under the supervision of a senior collea…Read more
Junior Mechanical Engineer Tasks
- Provide technical design support to engineering team.
- Prepare detailed reports to demonstrate technical progress and accomplishments on projects.
- Resolve product development issues through creative testing and re-engineering.
- Perform necessary technical calculations and testing to ensure functional and sound work-product.
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Popular Skills for Junior Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, SolidWorks and Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Pay by Experience Level for Junior Mechanical Engineer
An entry-level Junior Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R219,988 based on 52 salaries. An early career Junior Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R247,914 based on 240 salaries. A mid-career Junior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R210,000 based on 12 salaries.
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