Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Designer is R470,507
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Designers?
An early career Senior Mechanical Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R312,945 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R453,060 based on 6 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Senior Mechanical Designers Do?
Senior mechanical designers are in charge of creating effective mechanical designs for their company and developing mechanical concepts and drawings to meet project requirements. They utilize complex software tools to make technical designs that fulfill mechanical specifications, and these individuals must possess strong communication skills to facilitate the design process and reach project completion. Senior mechanical designers analyze sketches and blueprints for feasibility and compliance, …Read more
- Participate in design team process and generate ideas for architecture or product design.
- Create meticulous documentation for each project's requirements and design.
- Provide estimates for time, cost, performance, and materials.
- Develop, test, and execute complex mechanical systems and designs that reveal their functions.