The average salary for an Office Manager is R168,173 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Bookkeeping, and People Management.

R72,556 - R348,055
(Median)
R73K
R170K
R350K
MEDIAN: R168,172
10%
50%
90%

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R22.80 - R103.42
(Median)
R23
R57
R100
MEDIAN: R57.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Salary
R72,556 - R348,055  
   
Bonus
R2,973 - R41,217  
Profit Sharing
R12,245  
Commission
R412.17 - R113,941  
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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R71,912 - R352,602  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 735
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R140R280R420
Hourly Rate
R22.80 - R103.42  
   
Hourly Tips
R22.80  
Overtime
R1.51 - R397.32  
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.
)
R0R280KR560KR840K
Bonus
R2,973 - R41,217  
   
Commission
R412.17 - R113,941  
Profit Sharing
R12,245  
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).
)
R71,912 - R352,602  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R170,783

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Office Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Manager?

Office Manager in Bloemfontein:
"Very challenging because my job is to solve problems."
Pros: Getting to know that are different types of people who wants to be treated equally despite their positions.It has taught me patience, humility and lastly to compromise.
Cons: Difficult clients and trying to please everyone, which is impossible.

Office Manager in Johannesburg:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: Its a good work experience that will look good on my CV for future references.
Cons: Its hard being black in an all white environment where you feel you have to consistently have to prove that you are capable of working as hard or even harder than everyone around you.

Office Manager in Welkom:
"Create A Better World Today."
Pros: I like it because it makes someone to trust God because you are reliant on the good weather and balanced climate.
Cons: People who do not have any vision.

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Experience Affects Office Manager Salaries




National Average
R171,000


Skills That Affect Office Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 90%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 23%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 19%

People Management
up arrow 18%


Administration
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

National Average
R171,000

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Purchasing
up arrow 23%

Sales
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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