Average Administrative Clerk Salary in South Africa

R121,805
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R9,274
Bonus
R20,000
Commission
R2,500
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The average salary for an Administrative Clerk in South Africa is R121,805.
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R57k
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R122k
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R198k
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MEDIAN R121,805
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United States (change)
Salary
R57k - R198k
Bonus
R1k - R17k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R28k
Commission
R0 - R20k
Total Pay
R54k - R199k

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Job Description for Administrative Clerk

Administrative Clerk Tasks
  • Answer phones and takes messages.
  • Conduct information retrieval and data entry via the computer.
  • Type correspondence, reports, and other materials.
  • Compile, organize, and maintain records of business transactions.
  • Maintain moderately complex indexes and files.
The top respondents for the job title Administrative Clerk are from the companies Department of Education, Lancet Laboratories and IMPERIAL Cargo. Reported salaries are highest at South African Police Services where the average pay is R176,484. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Department of Home Affairs and Department of Education, earning around R169,500 and R157,917, respectively. IMPERIAL Cargo pays the lowest at around R103,500. Lancet Laboratories and City of Cape Town also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R135,600 and R139,949, respectively.

Career Paths

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Administrative Clerk
Administration Clerk
Office Administrator
Receptionist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Administrative Clerk

Skills in Microsoft Office, Administration and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Office Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Clerk

An entry-level Administrative Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R88,269 based on 45 salaries. An early career Administrative Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R109,245 based on 694 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R126,995 based on 372 salaries. An experienced Administrative Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R149,283 based on 220 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R192,707.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,399 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.2%
Early Career
49.6%
Mid Career
26.6%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
4.9%

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