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Average Office Administrator Salary in South Africa

R119,134
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R8,255
Bonus
R17,500
Commission
R7,930
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The average salary for an Office Administrator in South Africa is R119,134.
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ZAR 58k
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ZAR 119k
90%
ZAR 239k
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R58k - R239k
Bonus
R2k - R20k
Profit Sharing
R20 - R39k
Commission
R2k - R101k
Total Pay
R53k - R243k
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What Do Office Administrators Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Office Administrator

R192k
R130k
R223k
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R204k
R128k
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 R255,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include FNB and Silica, earning around R222,828 and R204,401, respectively. EOH pays the lowest at around R127,992. Sanlam and Nedbank also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R130,000 and R191,945, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Office Administrators?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrators?

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 R84,453 based on 129 salaries. An early career Office Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R100,931 based on 2,419 salaries. A mid-career Office Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R135,555 based on 1,202 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R158,463 based on 832 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R183,125.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,827 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
50.1%
Mid Career
24.9%
Experienced
17.2%
Late Career
5.1%

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