The average salary for an Office Manager is R168,874 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.

R73,020 - R351,231
R73K
R170K
R350K
MEDIAN: R171,299
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50%
90%

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R22.23 - R99.33
R22
R48
R99
MEDIAN: R47.93
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Salary
R73,020 - R351,231  
   
Bonus
R2,909 - R51,278  
Profit Sharing
R10,000  
Commission
R970 - R118,330  
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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R71,732 - R353,367  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 743
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R140R280R420
Hourly Rate
R22.23 - R99.33  
   
Hourly Tips
R22.80  
Overtime
R1.54 - R394.53  
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
R2,909 - R51,278  
   
Commission
R970 - R118,330  
Profit Sharing
R10,000  
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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R71,732 - R353,367  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager

Pay by Experience for an Office Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 355 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $176,000 based on 257 salaries. An experienced Office Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $234,000 based on 212 salaries. An Office Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $258,000 based on 72 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R172,170

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Office Manager Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Office Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Office Manager Salaries

▲50%

▲36%

▲2%

National Average
R172,000

▼29%

Skills That Affect Office Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲89%

Microsoft Excel
▲22%

Bookkeeping
▲18%

People Management
▲17%


Microsoft Word
▲6%




National Average
R172,000



▼6%

Operations Management
▼9%

Purchasing
▼23%

Sales
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 76%
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