The average salary for a Secretary is R118,197 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Administration, Filing, and Administration.

R42,493 - R224,529
R42K
R120K
R220K
MEDIAN: R118,197
10%
50%
90%

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R27.78 - R100.80
R28
R71
R100
MEDIAN: R70.58
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R80KR160KR240K
Salary
R42,493 - R224,529  
   
Bonus
R1,027 - R20,449  
Profit Sharing
R300.00  
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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R42,876 - R224,649  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 377
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R70R140R210
Hourly Rate
R27.78 - R100.80  
   
Overtime
R120.00  
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.
)
R0R140KR280KR420K
Bonus
R1,027 - R20,449  
   
Profit Sharing
R300.00  
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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R42,876 - R224,649  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 197 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 116 salaries. A Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $185,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R119,624

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Key Stats for Secretary

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Secretary Salaries

▲55%

▲31%

▲3%

National Average
R120,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲26%

Filing
▲10%

Administration
▲10%


▲2%


National Average
R120,000

Microsoft Excel
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 65%