Executive Assistant Salary (South Africa)

An Executive Assistant earns an average salary of R219,581 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Event Planning and Taking Meeting Minutes. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Executive Assistant Total Pay (?
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R117,899 - R362,777
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R219,580
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Executive Assistant Total Pay (?
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R46.98 - R195.74
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R103.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R130KR260KR390K
Salary
R117,899 - R362,777  
   
Bonus
R983 - R41,528  
Profit Sharing
R1,454 - R51,521  
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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R118,447 - R380,258  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 549
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R70R140R210
Hourly Rate
R46.98 - R195.74  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R196.53  
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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R0R140KR280KR420K
Bonus
R983 - R41,528  
   
Profit Sharing
R1,454 - R51,521  
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).
)
R118,447 - R380,258  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 549
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Pay Difference By Location

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R226,000
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Executive Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?
Executive Assistant in Johannesburg:
"Create Miracles."
Pros: Office culture, learning new and interesting facts about the industry. New challenges.
Cons: Impossible requests, and wasting my time on things that do not benefit the company, where I could do more in that wasted time.
Executive Assistant in South Africa:
"Networking With People From Different Areas/Depts/Companies."
Pros: Making a difference in peoples lives and also making their lives easy too.
Cons: Everyone can be too demanding :( You cannot please everyone.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

National Average
R226,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 36%
Taking Meeting Minutes
up arrow 15%
Office Administration
up arrow 4%
Administration
0%
National Average
R226,000
Travel Administration
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 45%
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