Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salary

The average salary for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant is R133,841 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Travel Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

R63,992 - R282,061
(Median)
R64K
R130K
R280K
MEDIAN: R133,840
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R63,992 - R282,061  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R23,154  
Commission
R1,525  
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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R64,588 - R318,489  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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 67%

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
R137,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
up arrow 15%

National Average
R137,000

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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