Average Millwright Hourly Pay in South Africa

R126.38
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R24,185
Bonus
R19,774
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The average hourly pay for a Millwright in South Africa is R126.38.
10%
R61.38
MEDIAN
R126.38
90%
R199.22
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Hourly Rate
R61 - R199
Bonus
R5,333 - R42,663
Profit Sharing
R881 - R64,852
Total Pay
R144,813 - R478,925

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Job Description for Millwright

Millwright Tasks
  • Dismantle machines.
  • Construct foundation for machines.
  • Move machinery and equipment.
  • Assemble and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails.
  • Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.

Popular Employer Salaries for Millwright

The top respondents for the job title Millwright are from the companies Amcor, Exxaro Resources and Sappi Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Sappi Ltd where the average pay is R191.98. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Komatsu, earning around R187.30. Columbus Stainless Steel pays the lowest at around R97.75. Amcor also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R135.00.

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Popular Skills for Millwright

Skills in Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Electronic Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plant Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Millwright

An entry-level Millwright with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R80.23 based on 40 salaries. An early career Millwright with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R99.23 based on 392 salaries. A mid-career Millwright with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R143.78 based on 311 salaries. An experienced Millwright with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R174.27 based on 166 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R154.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 983 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
39.9%
Mid Career
31.6%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
7.5%