An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant earns an average salary of R138,070 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

R52,457 - R298,753
(Median)
R52K
R140K
R300K
MEDIAN: R138,070
10%
50%
90%

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R83.42 - R168.80
(Median)
R
R98
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MEDIAN: R98.00
50%

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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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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R52,457 - R298,753  
   
Bonus
R5,847 - R50,684  
Commission
R1,017  
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).
)
R54,738 - R309,968  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R60R120R180
Hourly Rate
R98.26  
   
Overtime
R100.00  
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.
)
R0R110KR220KR330K
Bonus
R5,847 - R50,684  
   
Commission
R1,017  
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).
)
R54,738 - R309,968  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R146,040

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
R146,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
up arrow 8%

Administration
up arrow 3%

National Average
R146,000

Office Administration
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Typing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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