The average hourly pay for a Millwright with Maintenance skills in South Africa is R128.16.
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Job Description for Millwright
Millwrights are responsible for installing and maintaining machinery which is used in multiple industries. This job requires carrying out heavy construction work, so the ability to perform physical labor, such as carrying heavy items and operating hand and power tools, is essential. Some jobs also involve working in confined areas, so some bending, squatting, and stooping may also be necessary. Millwrights analyze and interpret layout plans, drawings, and blueprints in order to install equipmen…Read more
- 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.
The top respondents for the job title Millwright are from the companies Exxaro Resources, Komatsu and Amcor. Reported salaries are highest at Komatsu where the average pay is R187.30. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sappi Ltd, earning around R170.00. Columbus Stainless Steel pays the lowest at around R97.75. Amcor also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R127.50.
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Skills in Plant Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting and Industrial Hydraulics are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 R80.38 based on 22 salaries. An early career Millwright with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R100.98 based on 244 salaries. A mid-career Millwright with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R145.67 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Millwright with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R167.63 based on 110 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R152.
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