9. Millwright: R20 000 – R35 000 per month
Millwrights are the technicians responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial machinery and equipment.
With experience in a production environment, a national diploma and trade test certification in this field, you can step into the millwright profession with a substantial starting salary.
8. Electrical technician: R15 000 – R38 000 per month
Electrical technicians are different from home electricians as they are generally responsible for the installation, testing, and maintenance of complex commercial and industrial electrical systems.
An experienced and qualified technician can earn anything between R20 000 and R38 000 per month. Studying toward a National Qualification in Electrical Engineering via distance learning will give you the opportunity to start working as an assistant to a technician while you complete your technical qualification and go on to get your trade test certification.