Average Salary For Electrician Assistant In South Africa

An electrician assistant is an experienced professional who helps clients repair, inspect, maintain and install electrical systems in businesses or homes.


Electrician assistant lineman: Focus on electrical systems from an electrical power meter to a power generator (power plant).

Electrician Assistant Salary In South Africa

The average electrician salary in South Africa is R 318 720 per year or R 163 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 228 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 3 852 700 per year.

How much does a qualified electrician earn in South Africa per month?

The average salary for an Electrician in SA is R 93,20 gross per hour (R 16 154 gross per month), which is 31% lower than South Africa’s national average salary. Salary Range: an Electrician can expect an average starting pay of R 40,30. The highest pay rates can exceed R 175 per hour.

How much does a master electrician make in South Africa?

Job Title: ElectricianRange: R20k – R502kAverage: R259,615
Master ElectricianRange: R173k – R679kAverage: R368,430
Electrical EngineerRange: R0 – R0 (Estimated)Average: R700,000
Electrical SuperintendentRange: R0 – R0 (Estimated)Average: R403,307

Our electricians in demand in South Africa?

Considering the increasing demand for energy, electricians are becoming more and more important in South Africa. Electrical engineering tops the National Scarce Skills List, and this high-growth sector offers an abundance of job opportunities.

What do electricians charge per hour in South Africa?

Electrician’s Price Range Per HourR350 to R600
Simple and Quick Electrical JobR350 to R400 per hour
Complex Electrical JobR400 to R500 per hour
Very High-Level Electrical JobR500 to R700 per hour