Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Mechanical Technician is R243,633
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Technicians?
An entry-level Mechanical Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R145,130 based on 11 salaries. An early career Mechanical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R166,326 based on 104 …Read more
What Do Mechanical Technicians Do?
Mechanical technicians (also referred to as simply "mechanics") are responsible for preventative maintenance for their company’s machines and equipment They also inspect equipment to verify that it is safe to use, as well as make repairs as needed. When a breakdown occurs, mechanical technicians inspect and diagnose the underlying problem; they then determine if it is necessary to replace parts and/or how to repair the equipment as quickly and safely as possible. Mechanical technicians must …Read more