Average Junior Mechanical Engineer Salary in South Africa

R236,631
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R17,600
Bonus
R5
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Junior Mechanical Engineer in South Africa is R236,631.
10%
R129k
MEDIAN
R237k
90%
R395k
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Salary
R129k - R395k
Bonus
R3k - R36k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R13k
Total Pay
R101k - R411k

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Job Description for Junior Mechanical Engineer

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

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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 304 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.1%
Early Career
78.9%
Mid Career
3.9%