Personal Assistant Salary (South Africa)

A Personal Assistant earns an average salary of R132,176 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Travel Administration, Taking Meeting Minutes, Office Management, and Travel Planning.
Personal Assistant Total Pay (?
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R57,933 - R250,568
(Median)
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85K
130K
190K
250K
MEDIAN: R132,176
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Personal Assistant Total Pay (?
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R29.18 - R122.45
(Median)
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96
120
MEDIAN: R63.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R90KR180KR270K
Salary
R57,933 - R250,568  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R24,265  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R40,851  
Commission
R0.00 - R26,631  
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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R58,567 - R259,635  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,994
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R80R160R240
Hourly Rate
R29.18 - R122.45  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R223.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R160KR320KR480K
Bonus
R0.00 - R24,265  
   
Commission
R0.00 - R26,631  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R40,851  
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).
)
R58,567 - R259,635  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,994
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Pay Difference By Location
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R136,000
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Personal Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Personal Assistant?
Personal Assistant in Johannesburg:
"Experience Gained."
Pros: My job may not come with many perks but working here, I have met so many good people passionate about their career paths that have taught me so much. I keep learning new things everyday and right now the experience for me is great.
Cons: The management, I feel like I'm in a concentration camp most of the time, we are always being watched and we are not allowed to take unscheduled tea breaks. There is no freedom, its non-stop work from 07:30 to 17:00.
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

National Average
R136,000

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
R136,000
Administration
up arrow 2%
up arrow 9%
Account Management
up arrow 35%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 425 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 66%
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