Administrative Assistant Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is R79,911 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Customer Service and Oral / Verbal Communication. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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R42,049 - R153,665
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R79,911
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Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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R17.56 - R112.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R39.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R60KR120KR180K
Salary
R42,049 - R153,665  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R12,650  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R95,356  
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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R42,287 - R162,433  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R50R100R150
Hourly Rate
R17.56 - R112.34  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R75.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Bonus
R0.00 - R12,650  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R95,356  
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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R42,287 - R162,433  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
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Pay Difference By Location
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R82,000
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Administrative Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?
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 61%
National Average
R82,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 46%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 28%
Organizing
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Data Entry
up arrow 2%
Administration
0%
National Average
R82,000
Filing
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 120 votes.
Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 70%
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