The average salary for a Secretary is R118,197 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Administration, Filing, and Administration.

R46,136 - R223,332
R46K
R120K
R220K
MEDIAN: R119,323
10%
50%
90%
R19.93 - R116.35
R20
R67
R120
MEDIAN: R67.00
10%
50%
90%
R0R229K
Salary R46,136 - R223,332
Bonus R1,223 - R20,125
Profit Sharing R300.00
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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R46,257 - R229,825
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 435
Hourly Data R0R166
Hourly Rate R19.93 - R116.35
Overtime R120.00
Annual Data R0R229K
Bonus R1,223 - R20,125
Profit Sharing R300.00
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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R46,257 - R229,825
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Popular Skills for Secretary

Pay by Experience Level for Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R93,000 based on 197 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R124,000 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R157,000 based on 116 salaries. A Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R185,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R120,631

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

Secretary Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Secretary?

Secretary in Cape Town:
"Work Flexibilty."
Pros: I love medical aid billing. Sending off orders. Arranging venues. Printing. Scanning. Drawing up reports.
Cons: The stress is too much. There is no structure. Doing A bulk load of work that is not in my job description.

Secretary in Randburg:
"It has been an awesome experiance."
Pros: Inter-erecting with clients, leadership, self discipline.
Cons: When business is slow,

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Key Stats for Secretary

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Secretary Salaries

▲53%

▲30%

▲2%

National Average
R121,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲25%

Filing
▲9%

Administration
▲9%


▲1%


National Average
R121,000

Microsoft Excel
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 67%
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