Average Metallurgical Engineer Salary in South Africa

R445,541
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R21,500
Bonus
R600
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The average salary for a Metallurgical Engineer in South Africa is R445,541.
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R148k
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R446k
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R931k
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MEDIAN R445,541
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United States (change)
Salary
R148k - R931k
Bonus
R9k - R99k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R600
Total Pay
R120k - R1m

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Job Description for Metallurgical Engineer

Metallurgical Engineer Tasks
  • Inspect current processes and provide problem solving and technical support.
  • Confer with customers to determine needs and specifications and explain design considerations.
  • Develop and implement safety and quality projects.

Career Paths

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Metallurgical Engineer
Process Engineer
Chemical Plant Manager
Operations Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Metallurgical Engineer

Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Problem Solving, Material Science and Process Improvement.

Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgical Engineer

An entry-level Metallurgical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R243,875 based on 9 salaries. An early career Metallurgical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R305,209 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Metallurgical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R599,060 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Metallurgical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R724,138 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R980,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 74 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.2%
Early Career
43.2%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
9.5%
Late Career
8.1%