A Personal Assistant earns an average salary of R149,501 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 Travel Planning, Event Planning, Travel Administration, Project Management, and Taking Meeting Minutes.

R60,664 - R302,855
R61K
R150K
R300K
MEDIAN: R150,481
10%
50%
90%
R24.47 - R154.56
R24
R72
R150
MEDIAN: R71.74
10%
50%
90%
R0R310K
Salary R60,664 - R302,855
Bonus R3,500 - R35,185
Profit Sharing R4,905
Commission R0.00 - R148,994
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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R60,708 - R310,129
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,482
Hourly Data R0R237
Hourly Rate R24.47 - R154.56
Hourly Tips R14.81
Overtime R15.50 - R237.50
Annual Data R0R310K
Bonus R3,500 - R35,185
Commission R0.00 - R148,994
Profit Sharing R4,905
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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R60,708 - R310,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Personal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Personal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R111,000 based on 679 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R168,000 based on 450 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R205,000 based on 416 salaries. A Personal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R242,000 based on 163 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R152,412

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Q: What is it like working as a Personal Assistant?

Personal Assistant in Johannesburg:
Pros: The challenges. Its not always the same thkng that I do.
Cons: The salary that im currently getting is very low and makes it hard for me to perform well in my job.

Personal Assistant in Johannesburg:
"Challenging in small firm."
Pros: Working hours, ease of access.
Cons: Small firm. Lack of growth. Limited communication to superior.

Personal Assistant in Johannesburg:
"When you have a forgetful boss its no joke.!"
Pros: The people I interact with. When the boss is in a good mood.
Cons: A boss whose moods changes like weather. Does . Only thinks of himself and his family and forgets that emplyees as well have families like he does, People who expect others to cover for them.

Personal Assistant in Midrand:
Pros: Working with people. Learning new work.
Cons: Trust issues. Sometimes abit too strict.

Personal Assistant in Cape Town:
"None."
Pros: Working with people, variation of different tasks with different departments.
Cons: The salary, no scope in tasks.

Personal Assistant in Komatipoort:
"Work flexibility, stress level."
Pros: Being in charge of everything, making my own decisions.
Cons: Working overtime and get now credit, I feel I get underpaid...doing more then my college that get twice more than I do.

Personal Assistant in stellenbosch:
"Salary scale for Personal Assistants."
Pros: I like to organize files. Like to plan my day. I run the office very well. I am good in administration work.
Cons: Being a tea lady.

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Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

▲59%

▲35%

▲10%

National Average
R152,000

▼27%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries







▲10%




Typing
▼0%

National Average
R152,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%



▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 71%
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