Salary Production Engineer

Our data for salaries for production engineer has been updated the last time on 2021-10-29. On 2021-10-29 the average salary for a production engineer was R 61 136. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for production engineer are R 1 650 000 and the lowest are R 300 000. The most common salaries for production engineer are between R 550 000 (25%) and R 675 000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of R 137 500 and a minimum of R 25 000 with the most common monthly salaries for production engineer between R 45 833 and R 56 250 per month or R 264 and R 324 per hour.

 
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Highest salary for production engineer in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for production engineer based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for production engineer are compared:

Eastern Cape – average salary R 69 722

The top cities for production engineer in Eastern Cape are:

  1. Kwazulu R 76 940 per month.
  2. East London R 39 108 per month.
  3. Port Elizabeth R 5 153 per month.

Free State – average salary R 69 722

The top cities for production engineer in Free State are:

  1. Welkom R 23 800 per month.
  2. Bloemfontein R 12 520 per month.

Gauteng – average salary R 25 000

The top cities for production engineer in Gauteng are:

  1. Erasmuskloof R 58 257 per month.
  2. Pretoria West R 37 845 per month.
  3. Carletonville R 35 162 per month.
  4. Sunninghill R 30 130 per month.
  5. Linbro Park R 25 000 per month.
  6. Pretoria R 25 000 per month.
  7. Centurion R 25 000 per month.
  8. Braamfontein R 25 000 per month.
  9. Johannesburg North R 22 262 per month.

Kwazulu-Natal – average salary R 69 722

The top cities for production engineer in Kwazulu-Natal are:

  1. Mpumalanga R 61 136 per month.
  2. Pinetown R 34 945 per month.
  3. Ballito R 34 945 per month.
  4. Umhlanga R 34 945 per month.
  5. Durban North R 25 787 per month.
  6. Pietermaritzburg R 23 714 per month.
  7. Durban R 21 471 per month.
  8. Phoenix R 20 358 per month.
  9. Hillcrest R 19 808 per month.

Limpopo – average salary R 69 722

The top cities for production engineer in Limpopo are:

  1. Polokwane R 11 212 per month.

Mpumalanga – average salary R 50 833

The top cities for production engineer in Mpumalanga are:

  1. Hazyview R 78 468 per month.
  2. Kruger National Park R 70 623 per month.
  3. Middelburg R 45 833 per month.
  4. Nelspruit R 24 199 per month.
  5. Witbank R 22 861 per month.

North West – average salary R 69 722

The top cities for production engineer in North West are:

  1. Klerksdorp R 72 568 per month.
  2. Rustenburg R 57 541 per month.
  3. Brits R 38 650 per month.
  4. Potchefstroom R 23 274 per month.
  5. Mafikeng R 11 328 per month.

Northern Cape – average salary R 133 333

The top cities for production engineer in Northern Cape are:

  1. Kimberley R 56 428 per month.

Western Cape – average salary R 69 722

The top cities for production engineer in Western Cape are:

  1. Knysna R 61 136 per month.
  2. Table View R 61 136 per month.
  3. Cape Winelands R 60 335 per month.
  4. Helderberg R 59 766 per month.
  5. West Coast R 59 766 per month.
  6. Durbanville R 56 465 per month.
  7. Goodwood R 53 164 per month.
  8. Somerset West R 44 733 per month.
  9. Montague Gardens R 44 684 per month.
  10. Stellenbosch R 44 592 per month.

Salary production engineer per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for production engineer based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Hourly Salary
Eastern Cape R 837 000 R 69 722 R 402,24
Free State R 837 000 R 69 722 R 402,24
Gauteng R 300 000 R 25 000 R 144,23
KwaZulu-Natal R 837 000 R 69 722 R 402,24
Limpopo R 837 000 R 69 722 R 402,24
Mpumalanga R 610 000 R 50 833 R 293,27
North West R 837 000 R 69 722 R 402,24
Northern Cape R 1 600 000 R 133 333 R 769,23
Western Cape R 837 000 R 69 722 R 402,24

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Job Title Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Salary
Production Technician R 144 000 R 12 000 R 2 769 R 69,23
Production Supervisor R 209 000 R 17 454 R 4 027 R 100,7
Development Engineer R 600 000 R 50 000 R 11 538 R 288,46
Production Manager R 486 000 R 40 494 R 9 344 R 233,62
Mechanical Project Engineer R 560 000 R 46 666 R 10 769 R 269,23
Production Assistant R 164 000 R 13 666 R 3 153 R 78,85
Production R 420 000 R 35 000 R 8 076 R 201,92
Engineer R 458 000 R 38 166 R 8 807 R 220,19
Devsecops Engineer R 540 000 R 45 000 R 10 384 R 259,62
Production Specialist R 46 000 R 3 802 R 877 R 21,94
Project Engineer R 405 000 R 33 782 R 7 795 R 194,9
Industrial Engineer R 441 000 R 36 779 R 8 487 R 212,19
Process Engineer R 488 000 R 40 660 R 9 383 R 234,58
Plant Engineer R 1 171 000 R 97 559 R 22 513 R 562,84
Technical Sales Engineer R 376 000 R 31 343 R 7 233 R 180,83
Sales Engineer R 430 000 R 35 804 R 8 262 R 206,57
Quality Engineer R 453 000 R 37 777 R 8 717 R 217,95
Mechanical Engineer R 600 000 R 50 010 R 11 540 R 288,52
Maintenance Engineer R 709 000 R 59 074 R 13 632 R 340,81
IT Engineer R 439 000 R 36 617 R 8 450 R 211,26
Automation Engineer R 394 000 R 32 833 R 7 576 R 189,42
Chemical Engineer R 780 000 R 65 000 R 15 000 R 375,0
Systems Engineer R 584 000 R 48 702 R 11 239 R 280,98
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer R 700 000 R 58 333 R 13 461 R 336,54
Design Engineer R 529 000 R 44 083 R 10 173 R 254,33
Production Planner R 396 000 R 32 993 R 7 613 R 190,35
Field Sales Engineer R 190 000 R 15 833 R 3 653 R 91,35
Senior Mechanical Engineer R 988 000 R 82 350 R 19 003 R 475,1
Mechanical Design Engineer R 380 000 R 31 689 R 7 312 R 182,82
Production Coordinator R 214 000 R 17 833 R 4 115 R 102,88
Senior Process Engineer R 948 000 R 79 031 R 18 237 R 455,95
Structural Engineer R 679 000 R 56 602 R 13 062 R 326,55
System Engineer R 796 000 R 66 303 R 15 300 R 382,52
Test Automation Engineer R 460 000 R 38 375 R 8 855 R 221,39
Senior Automation Engineer R 900 000 R 75 000 R 17 307 R 432,69
Software Development Engineer R 300 000 R 25 000 R 5 769 R 144,23
Mining Engineer R 1 350 000 R 112 500 R 25 961 R 649,04
Integration Engineer R 900 000 R 75 000 R 17 307 R 432,69
Senior Systems Engineer R 446 000 R 37 159 R 8 575 R 214,38
Workshop Engineer R 980 000 R 81 666 R 18 846 R 471,15
Electrical Engineer R 545 000 R 45 454 R 10 489 R 262,24
Test Engineer R 183 000 R 15 277 R 3 525 R 88,14
Technical Support Engineer R 181 000 R 15 111 R 3 487 R 87,18
Structural Design Engineer R 210 000 R 17 500 R 4 038 R 100,96
Instrumentation Engineer R 800 000 R 66 666 R 15 384 R 384,62
Senior Electrical Engineer R 987 000 R 82 238 R 18 978 R 474,45
Hardware Engineer R 590 000 R 49 166 R 11 346 R 283,65
Production Team Leader R 170 000 R 14 126 R 3 260 R 81,5
Application Engineer R 220 000 R 18 307 R 4 224 R 105,62
Implementation Engineer R 270 000 R 22 500 R 5 192 R 129,81
Senior Sales Engineer R 548 000 R 45 625 R 10 528 R 263,22
Support Engineer R 208 000 R 17 375 R 4 009 R 100,24
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer R 625 000 R 52 083 R 12 019 R 300,48
Data Management Project Engineer R 366 000 R 30 500 R 7 038 R 175,96
Software Engineer R 464 000 R 38 629 R 8 914 R 222,86
Fullstack Software Engineer R 720 000 R 60 000 R 13 846 R 346,15
Control Systems Engineer R 690 000 R 57 500 R 13 269 R 331,73
Network Operations Engineer R 262 000 R 21 833 R 5 038 R 125,96
Electronic Design Engineer R 372 000 R 31 011 R 7 156 R 178,91
Field Application Engineer R 240 000 R 20 000 R 4 615 R 115,38
Quality Assurance Engineer R 581 000 R 48 434 R 11 177 R 279,43
Electronic Engineer R 432 000 R 36 041 R 8 317 R 207,93
Civil Engineer R 776 000 R 64 663 R 14 922 R 373,06
Data Engineer R 619 000 R 51 599 R 11 907 R 297,69
Senior Software Engineer R 628 000 R 52 315 R 12 072 R 301,82
Senior Engineer R 739 000 R 61 607 R 14 217 R 355,43
Network Engineer R 484 000 R 40 371 R 9 316 R 232,91
Resident Engineer R 488 000 R 40 625 R 9 375 R 234,38
IT Support Engineer R 209 000 R 17 438 R 4 024 R 100,61