Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salary

The average salary for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant is R137,150 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.

R54,738 - R295,898
(Median)
R55K
R140K
R300K
MEDIAN: R137,149
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90%

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R54,738 - R295,898  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R23,315  
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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R62,485 - R320,614  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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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 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
R143,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
up arrow 10%

National Average
R143,000

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 59%
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