An Administrative Assistant earns an average salary of R94,613 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Event Planning and Office Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

R48,897 - R197,199
R49K
R96K
R200K
MEDIAN: R96,313
10%
50%
90%
R15.42 - R69.53
R15
R37
R70
MEDIAN: R37.46
10%
50%
90%
R0R199K
Salary R48,897 - R197,199
Bonus R1,029 - R20,303
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R16,341
Commission R58.72 - R30,639
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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R48,524 - R199,388
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,653
Hourly Data R0R119
Hourly Rate R15.42 - R69.53
Hourly Tips R13.33
Overtime R10.07 - R119.20
Annual Data R0R199K
Bonus R1,029 - R20,303
Commission R58.72 - R30,639
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R16,341
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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R48,524 - R199,388
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112

Common Career Paths for Administrative Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R84,000 based on 930 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R118,000 based on 370 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R133,000 based on 170 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R157,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R95,931

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

Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?

Administrative Assistant in Polokwane:
"Bad."
Pros: Close to home.
Cons: None.

Administrative Assistant in Rosebank:
"New companies are trading in rosebank."
Pros: The area is being developed.
Cons: I am always stuck in traffic from and to home.

Administrative Assistant in Durban:
"It a flexible learn so many thing and I learn to do more on."
Pros: What I like the most is I focus on my work and when the work is well done no. Stress.
Cons: Working under pressure I want like people couch me about what im doing right.

Administrative Assistant in Polokwane:
"Job review."
Pros: Everybody knows each other which develop good working relationships.
Cons: No room for growth.

Administrative Assistant in Cape Town:
"It is interesting."
Pros: I enjoy working on computers.
Cons: There is not anything that I do not like.

Administrative Assistant in Harrismith:
"It is stressful at times."
Pros: It offers me good administrative knowledge.
Cons: I feel under paid and there is no training or development.

Administrative Assistant in nelspruit:
"Coporate culture."
Pros: The values and culture and atmosphere.
Cons: It gets a bit quiet at times.

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲64%

▲38%

▲23%

National Average
R96,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
▲70%

Office Management
▲50%



National Average
R96,000



Invoicing
▼3%

▼4%


Typing
▼5%

Sales
▼10%

▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼27%

Accounts Payable
▼36%

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 73%