Average Mechanical Technician Salary in South Africa

R253,849
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R20,482
Bonus
R9,500
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The average salary for a Mechanical Technician in South Africa is R253,849.
10%
R98k
MEDIAN
R254k
90%
R492k
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Salary
R98k - R492k
Bonus
R5k - R50k
Profit Sharing
R7k - R75k
Total Pay
R115k - R477k

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Job Description for Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician Tasks
  • Check components and replace worn or damaged parts.
  • Follow procedures and complete paperwork.
  • Complete turnaround and service of equipment.

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Technician

Skills in Plant Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Technician

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 R143,726 based on 12 salaries. An early career Mechanical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R191,724 based on 158 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R329,559 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R393,813 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R460,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 335 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
8.4%

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