The average pay for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant is R140,335 per year.

R63,593 - R300,637
R64K
R140K
R300K
MEDIAN: R137,711
10%
50%
90%

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R77.00 - R209.40
R100
MEDIAN: R100.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R63,593 - R300,637  
   
Bonus
R7,891 - R50,684  
Commission
R1,000  
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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R67,405 - R311,185  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate 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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R0R70R140R210
Hourly Rate
R100.00  
   
Overtime
R75.00  
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
R7,891 - R50,684  
   
Commission
R1,000  
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).
)
R67,405 - R311,185  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $168,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $180,000 based on 38 salaries. An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $240,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R143,509

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Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

▲25%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
R144,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
▲10%

Administration
▲5%

National Average
R144,000

Office Administration
▼8%

Typing
▼15%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 70%
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