The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is R93,462 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Event Planning and Office Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R48,597 - R190,447
(Median)
R49K
R93K
R190K
MEDIAN: R93,462
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50%
90%

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R17.86 - R67.72
(Median)
R18
R37
R68
MEDIAN: R37.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R70KR140KR210K
Salary
R48,597 - R190,447  
   
Bonus
R1,005 - R25,463  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R15,893  
Commission
R1,000  
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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R48,372 - R192,103  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R50R100R150
Hourly Rate
R17.86 - R67.72  
   
Hourly Tips
R22.50  
Overtime
R14.54 - R103.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Bonus
R1,005 - R25,463  
   
Commission
R1,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R15,893  
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).
)
R48,372 - R192,103  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R92,580

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Administrative Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?

Administrative Assistant in Johannesburg:
"Assisting clients and attorneys with queries."
Pros: Working with attorneys and attending to court queries.try resolve ombudsman complaints and other client issues.
Cons: Taking phone calls and clients shouting at you.

Administrative Assistant in Empangeni:
"It good a job it what I like working in the office working with numbers."
Pros: To work with different people and difficult customer it help me to know how to handle that kind of person.
Cons: When my manager treat us different way.

Administrative Assistant in Cape Town:
"I want a raise."
Pros: Problem Solving. Reaching deadlines. Payments. The fact that there are challengers.
Cons: When the workload gets too much it brings about stress and pressure, so much so that I sometimes gives up my lunch to finish. Not enough money.

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




National Average
R93,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 121%

Office Management
up arrow 56%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
R93,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Sales
up arrow 7%

up arrow 9%

Invoicing
up arrow 9%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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