The average salary for an Administrative Officer in South Africa is R191,515.
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Job Description for Administrative Officer
An administrative officer holds a high-ranking position that includes managing the administrative functions of the business. In many cases, the administrative officer's role is defined by four primary responsibilities: communication, coordination, completing daily administrative tasks, and conducting long-term planning. Many large companies seek an administrative officer to oversee internal operations, as they want to be certain everything is conducted in accordance with company standards; these…Read more
Administrative Officer Tasks
- Coordinate the activities of different departments to keep the organization running smoothly.
- Manage organization's budget and finances, overseeing billing, accounts, and preparing financial statements.
- Contribute to the development and implementation of policies governing personnel and procedures.
- Facilitate and improve communication methods within the organization.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Officer
The top respondents for the job title Administrative Officer are from the companies Stellenbosch University, Ampath and Nedbank. Reported salaries are highest at Transnet Freight Rail where the average pay is R265,808. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Standard Bank and Nedbank, earning around R264,415 and R234,000, respectively. Ampath pays the lowest at around R161,200. Clover SA and Stellenbosch University also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R199,956 and R207,391, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Administrative Officer
Skills in Microsoft Office, Administration, Customer Service and Office Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Officer
An entry-level Administrative Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R161,200 based on 9 salaries. An early career Administrative Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R163,567 based on 282 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R198,998 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Administrative Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R246,658 based on 156 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R281,284.
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