Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salary

An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant earns an average salary of R145,942 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

R55,643 - R290,874
(Median)
R56K
R150K
R290K
MEDIAN: R145,942
10%
50%
90%

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Salary
R55,643 - R290,874  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R22,779  
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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R62,964 - R319,793  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant?

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Johannesburg:
"Fun Times."
Pros: Its fun as every day is different. But it can be challenging. When working with a boss you like and get along with it makes it that much more easy.
Cons: Back stabbers and people that can't stand to see you succeed.

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Experience Affects Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 56%

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
R150,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
up arrow 5%

National Average
R150,000

Office Administration
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 58%
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