New Engineering Wage Rates

New engineering wage rates 1 JULY 2007 TO 30 JUNE 2008

General Wage Increases

Rate

Current Minimum Wage Rate R c

Increase on Actuals and Scheduled Wage Rates

Increase on Scheduled Wage Rates R c

New Minimum Wage Rates

R c

A

32.64

8,00%

2.61

35.25

AA(6)

30.87

8.08%

2.49

33.36

AA(start)

29.22

8.17%

2.39

31.61

AB

27.64

8.25%

2.28

29.92

B

26.17

8.33%

2.18

28.35

C

24.95

8.42%

2.10

27.05

D

24.20

8.50%

2.06

26.26

DD

22.22

8.58%

1.91

24.13

DDD

21.04

8.67%

1.82

22.86

E

19.90

8.75%

1.74

21.64

F

18.86

8.83%

1.67

20.53

G

17.81

8.92%

1.59

19.40

H

16.85

9.00%

1.52

18.37

Whichever is the greater personal increase

Electric Cable (Schedule F)

Rate

Current Minimum Wage Rate R c

Increase on Actuals and Scheduled Wage Rates

Increase on Scheduled Wage Rates R c

New Minimum Wage Rates

R c

Rate Z

32.64

8.0%

2.61

35.25

Rate Y

25.48

8.1%

2.06

27.54

Group IX

23.98

8.2%

1.97

25.95

VIII

23.18

8.3%

1.92

25.10

VII

22.28

8.4%

1.87

24.15

VI

21.45

8.5%

1.82

23.27

V

20.60

8.6%

1.77

22.37

IV

19.77

8.7%

1.72

21.49

III

19.20

8.8%

1.69

20.89

II

18.48

8.9%

1.64

20.12

I

17.87

9.0%

1.61

19.48

Whichever is the greater personal increase

3. Structural engineering

Rate

Current Minimum Wage Rate R c

Increase on Actuals and Scheduled Wage Rates

Increase on Scheduled Wage Rates R c

New Minimum Wage Rates

R c

5

32.64

8.00%

2.61

35.25

4

29.48

8.25%

2.43

31.91

3

25.10

8.50%

2.13

27.23

2

20.39

8.75%

1.78

22.17

1

16.85

9.00%

1.52

18.37

1(a)

13.90

9.00%

1.25

15.15

Whichever is the greater personal increase

Apprentices
Year

Current Minimum Wage Rate per Week

Increase on Actual Rates

Weekly Increase on Minimum Rates

New Minimum Weekly Wage Rates

First Year

R 645

8,0%

R 52

R 697

Second Year

R 711

8,0%

R 57

R 768

Third Year

R 848

8,0%

R 68

R 916

Fourth Year

R 1255

8,0%

R 101

R 1356

Whichever is the greater personal increase

Five Grade Schedule

Grade

Current Minimum Wage RateR c

Increase on Actual and Scheduled Wage Rates

Increase on Scheduled Wage RatesR c

New Minimum Wage RatesR c

5

32.64

8,0%

2.61

35.25

4

28.11

8,0%

2.25

30.36

3

24.20

8,0%

1.94

26.14

2

20.84

8,0%

1.67

22.51

1

17.95

8,0%

1.44

19.39

Whichever is the greater personal increase

Vehicle Drivers

Rate

Main Agreement Symbol

Current Wage RateR c

Increase on Actual and Scheduled Rates

Increase on Scheduled ratesR c

New Minimum Wage RatesR c

Forklift drivers

F

18.86

8.83%

1.67

20.53

Code 08

E

19.90

8.75%

1.74

21.64

Codes 10 & 11

DD

22.22

8.58%

1.91

24.13

Codes 13 & 14

C

24.95

8.42%

2.10

27.05

Whichever is the greater personal increase

Gate and Fence Manufacturing (Division D/7)

Rate

Current MinimumWage RateR c

Increase on Actual and Scheduled Wage Rates

Increase on Scheduled Wage RatesR c

New Minimum Wage RatesR c

B

17.00

8.33%

1.42

18.42

C

16.34

8.42%

1.38

17.72

D

15.99

8.50%

1.36

17.35

DDD

15.88

8.55%

1.36

17.24

E

15.86

8.50%

1.35

17.21

F

15.09

8.83%

1.33

16.42

G

14.26

8.92%

1.27

15.53

H

12.65

9.00%

1.14

13.79

Whichever is the greater personal increase

Annexure H: Special Provisions Related to Construction Sites

Grade

Current Minimum Wage RateR c

Increase on Actual and Scheduled Wage Rates

Increase on Scheduled Wage RatesR c

New Minimum Wage RatesR c

5

32.64

8.00%

2.61

35.25

4

29.48

8.25%

2.43

31.91

3

25.10

8.50%

2.13

27.23

2

20.39

8.75%

1.78

22.17

2(a)

16.75

8.80%

1.47

18.22

1

10.31

9.00%

.93

11.24

1(a)

9.32

9.00%

.84

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