The average salary for an Administrative Clerk in South Africa is R121,805.
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Job Description for Administrative Clerk
Administrative clerks are often needed to effectively manage and operate tasks either individually or as part of a larger team within an office environment. A wide range of industries from law firms, corporations and the government to real estate, public services and small businesses require administrative clerks to keep their offices working efficiently and smoothly. Many administrative clerks work weekdays with regular working hours. Their duties can include: managing invoices, handling payro…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Clerk
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.
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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.
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