Average Office Administrator Salary in South Africa

R125,326
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R8,700
Bonus
R15,000
Commission
R7,815
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Office Administrator in South Africa is R125,326.
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MEDIAN R125,326
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Salary
R60k - R241k
Bonus
R2k - R21k
Profit Sharing
R20 - R41k
Commission
R2k - R148k
Total Pay
R56k - R245k

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Job Description for Office Administrator

Popular Employer Salaries for Office Administrator

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R111k
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R128k
R204k
The top respondents for the job title Office Administrator are from the companies Nedbank, Sanlam and FNB. Reported salaries are highest at First National Bank where the average pay is R266,916. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include FNB and Silica, earning around R213,884 and R204,401, respectively. Sanlam pays the lowest at around R110,610. EOH and Nedbank also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R127,992 and R174,857, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Office Administrator. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Office Administrator
Administrative / Office Manager
Personal Assistant
Receptionist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Office Administrator

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

Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R93,016 based on 142 salaries. An early career Office Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R114,648 based on 2,651 salaries. A mid-career Office Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R144,838 based on 1,328 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R163,252 based on 871 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R180,572.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,255 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
50.4%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
5.0%

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