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Administrative Assistant Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is R82,027 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Administrative Assistant Salary (?
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R42,908 - R157,776
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R82,026
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Administrative Assistant Salary (?
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R17.65 - R111.50
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MEDIAN: R39.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R60KR120KR180K
Salary
R42,908 - R157,776  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R12,882  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R94,687  
Commission
R7,500 - R40,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R43,190 - R166,216  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 615
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R50R100R150
Hourly Rate
R17.65 - R111.50  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R129.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Bonus
R0.00 - R12,882  
   
Commission
R7,500 - R40,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R94,687  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
R43,190 - R166,216  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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Pay Difference By Location

Centurion
up arrow 54%
Bloemfontein
up arrow 8%
National Average
R84,000
Paarl
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Pietermaritzburg
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Administrative Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?
Administrative Assistant in Johannesburg:
"Very Informative, Customer Service."
Pros: Liaising with different people everyday, learning more about the company.
Cons: Nothing bad I enjoy my job, I used to hate debt collection because it was first time on the job but now I am enjoying.
Administrative Assistant in Durban:
"It Is Challenging But Exciting."
Pros: I learn how to do everyone's job and I can bridge into any department. I am always the first to be called for exciting events, new tasks and projects and work closely with the director.
Cons: Sometimes not having a focused task in the organisation makes one vulnerable to abuse.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%
National Average
R84,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 1%
National Average
R84,000
Administration
up arrow 1%
Filing
up arrow 3%
Data Entry
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 70%