Average Service Engineer Salary in South Africa

R359,839
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R29,748
Bonus
R25,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Service Engineer in South Africa is R359,839.
10%
R146k
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R360k
50%
R974k
90%
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MEDIAN R359,839
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Salary
R146k - R974k
Bonus
R15k - R97k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R25k
Total Pay
R96k - R677k

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Job Description for Service Engineer

Service Engineer Tasks
  • Provide technical and customer support for installed telecommunications systems.
  • Estimate time and cost to complete installations, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Prepare and submit accurate documentation of services provided.
  • Investigate equipment failures to diagnose defective systems.

Career Paths

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Service Engineer
Telecommunications Network Engineer
Maintenance Manager
Key Account Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Service Engineer

Skills in Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Technical Services.

Pay by Experience Level for Service Engineer

An early career Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R271,765 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R386,253 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R359,839 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R501,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
13.2%

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