Average Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salary in South Africa

R190,221
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R13,000
Bonus
R2,700
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The average salary for a Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in South Africa is R190,221.
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MEDIAN R190,221
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Salary
R108k - R359k
Bonus
R7k - R51k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R3k
Total Pay
R106k - R358k

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Job Description for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Tasks
  • Diagnose and solve problems with hardware, software, and network.
  • Order equipment and software and coordinate with vendors.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair hardware, software, printers, phone and AV equipment.
  • Review, audit, and revise policies affecting security and operability of hardware and software.

Popular Employer Salaries for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)

The top respondents for the job title Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) are from the companies EOH, Nedbank and Gijimaast. Reported salaries are highest at Nedbank where the average pay is R249,600. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Business Connexion, earning around R211,748. Gijimaast pays the lowest at around R120,000. EOH also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R167,502.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)

Skills in Network Management / Administration, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and System Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)

An entry-level Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R94,179 based on 5 salaries. An early career Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R147,790 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R233,955 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R267,750 based on 56 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 254 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.0%
Early Career
43.3%
Mid Career
32.7%
Experienced
22.0%