The average salary for an Office Manager is R168,874 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Bookkeeping, and People Management.

R72,752 - R352,566
R73K
R170K
R350K
MEDIAN: R170,754
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50%
90%
R22.61 - R160.95
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R57
R160
MEDIAN: R56.51
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90%
R0R355K
Salary R72,752 - R352,566
Bonus R1,226 - R71,475
Profit Sharing R4,750
Commission R979 - R117,912
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R72,305 - R355,878
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 815
Hourly Data R0R360
Hourly Rate R22.61 - R160.95
Hourly Tips R22.80
Overtime R7.76 - R360.65
Annual Data R0R355K
Bonus R1,226 - R71,475
Commission R979 - R117,912
Profit Sharing R4,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R72,305 - R355,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Common Career Paths for Office Manager


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Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager

Pay by Experience for an Office Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R123,000 based on 355 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R176,000 based on 257 salaries. An experienced Office Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R234,000 based on 212 salaries. An Office Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R258,000 based on 72 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R171,210

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Office Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Manager?

Office Manager in Pretoria:
"Leadership, more responsibilities.problem solving."
Pros: Leadership, more responsibilities.problem solving. Iam learning a lot everyday. I gain a more self- confidence. More experience. Taking charge.
Cons:

Office Manager in Sandton:
"It is great."
Pros: Being able to evaluate and solve.
Cons: Lack of support.

Office Manager in Bloemfontein:
"Very challenging because my job is to solve problems."
Pros: Getting to know that are different types of people who wants to be treated equally despite their positions.It has taught me patience, humility and lastly to compromise.
Cons: Difficult clients and trying to please everyone, which is impossible.

Office Manager in Cape Town:
"Bored."
Pros: Meeting new people, extra work...
Cons: Answering the switchboard, putting in clean water in a vase of flowers now and then, replenishing the toilets with toilet paper, hand soap and fresh towels. Wrapping gifts, printing and coping paperwork for other people.

Office Manager in Johannesburg:
"Stressful, office conditions, staff issues."
Pros: Working with clients.
Cons: Staff attitudes, constant pressure.

Office Manager in Johannesburg:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: Its a good work experience that will look good on my CV for future references.
Cons: Its hard being black in an all white environment where you feel you have to consistently have to prove that you are capable of working as hard or even harder than everyone around you.

Office Manager in Welkom:
"Create A Better World Today."
Pros: I like it because it makes someone to trust God because you are reliant on the good weather and balanced climate.
Cons: People who do not have any vision.

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Key Stats for Office Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Office Manager Salaries

▲51%

▲37%

▲3%

National Average
R171,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Office Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲90%

Microsoft Excel
▲23%

Bookkeeping
▲19%

People Management
▲18%


Microsoft Word
▲7%




National Average
R171,000



▼6%

Operations Management
▼9%

Purchasing
▼23%

Sales
▼23%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 78%