Average Maintenance Technician Salary in South Africa

R180,821
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R12,853
Bonus
R11,800
Commission
R17,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Maintenance Technician in South Africa is R180,821.
10%
R47k
MEDIAN
R181k
90%
R459k
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Salary
R47k - R459k
Bonus
R3k - R39k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R17k
Commission
R0 - R12k
Total Pay
R52k - R434k

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Job Description for Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician Tasks
  • Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters and drains.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.

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R229k

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician

Skills in Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Electronic Troubleshooting and Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

An entry-level Maintenance Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R151,044 based on 16 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R141,410 based on 346 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R208,000 based on 228 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R248,567 based on 150 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R350,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 800 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.0%
Early Career
43.3%
Mid Career
28.5%
Experienced
18.8%
Late Career
7.5%

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