Average Machine Set Up Operator Hourly Pay in South Africa

R41.53
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R8,135
Bonus
R2,825
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Machine Set Up Operator in South Africa is R41.53.
10%
R22.12
MEDIAN
R41.53
90%
R69.18
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Hourly Rate
R22 - R69
Bonus
R2,068 - R14,000
Profit Sharing
R0 - R2,825
Total Pay
R46,604 - R160,003

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Job Description for Machine Set Up Operator

Machine Set Up Operator Tasks
  • Prepare machines for production by positioning and securing dies, stops and guides.
  • Regulate machine by setting and adjusting controls.
  • Determine sequence of operations by studying blueprints, specifications, and work orders.

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Popular Skills for Machine Set Up Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Troubleshooting, Machine Programming, Manufacturing and Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Set Up Operator

An early career Machine Set Up Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R40.90 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Machine Set Up Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R46.03 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Machine Set Up Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R46.59 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R73.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 195 survey responses.
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
30.3%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
6.7%