Salary Office Assistant

Our data for salaries for office assistant has been updated the last time on 2021-10-29. On 2021-10-29 the average salary for a office assistant was R 7 595. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for office assistant are R 186 000 and the lowest are R 42 000. The most common salaries for office assistant are between R 71 000 (25%) and R 100 000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of R 15 500 and a minimum of R 3 500 with the most common monthly salaries for office assistant between R 5 937 and R 8 375 per month or R 34 and R 48 per hour.

 
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Highest salary for office assistant in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for office assistant based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for office assistant are compared:

Eastern Cape – average salary R 6 810

The top cities for office assistant in Eastern Cape are:

  1. Kwazulu R 9 558 per month.
  2. East London R 4 858 per month.
  3. Port Elizabeth R 640 per month.

Free State – average salary R 6 810

The top cities for office assistant in Free State are:

  1. Welkom R 2 956 per month.
  2. Bloemfontein R 1 555 per month.

Gauteng – average salary R 7 931

The top cities for office assistant in Gauteng are:

  1. Erasmuskloof R 17 698 per month.
  2. Pretoria West R 11 497 per month.
  3. Carletonville R 10 682 per month.
  4. Sunninghill R 9 153 per month.
  5. Pretoria R 7 595 per month.
  6. Centurion R 7 595 per month.
  7. Fourways R 7 595 per month.
  8. Johannesburg North R 6 763 per month.
  9. Sandton R 5 750 per month.

Kwazulu-Natal – average salary R 9 000

The top cities for office assistant in Kwazulu-Natal are:

  1. Mpumalanga R 7 595 per month.
  2. Pinetown R 4 341 per month.
  3. Ballito R 4 341 per month.
  4. Umhlanga R 4 341 per month.
  5. Pietermaritzburg R 2 946 per month.
  6. Durban R 2 667 per month.
  7. Phoenix R 2 529 per month.
  8. Hillcrest R 2 460 per month.

Limpopo – average salary R 3 500

The top cities for office assistant in Limpopo are:

  1. Polokwane R 1 392 per month.

Mpumalanga – average salary R 6 810

The top cities for office assistant in Mpumalanga are:

  1. Hazyview R 8 333 per month.
  2. Kruger National Park R 7 500 per month.
  3. Nelspruit R 2 570 per month.
  4. Middelburg R 2 537 per month.
  5. Witbank R 2 428 per month.

North West – average salary R 6 810

The top cities for office assistant in North West are:

  1. Klerksdorp R 9 015 per month.
  2. Rustenburg R 7 148 per month.
  3. Brits R 4 801 per month.
  4. Potchefstroom R 2 891 per month.
  5. Mafikeng R 1 407 per month.

Northern Cape – average salary R 6 810

The top cities for office assistant in Northern Cape are:

  1. Kimberley R 5 993 per month.

Western Cape – average salary R 6 810

The top cities for office assistant in Western Cape are:

  1. Knysna R 7 595 per month.
  2. Table View R 7 595 per month.
  3. Cape Winelands R 7 495 per month.
  4. Helderberg R 7 424 per month.
  5. West Coast R 7 424 per month.
  6. Durbanville R 7 014 per month.
  7. Goodwood R 6 604 per month.
  8. Somerset West R 5 557 per month.
  9. Montague Gardens R 5 551 per month.
  10. Stellenbosch R 5 539 per month.

Salary office assistant per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for office assistant based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Hourly Salary
Eastern Cape R 82 000 R 6 810 R 39,29
Free State R 82 000 R 6 810 R 39,29
Gauteng R 95 000 R 7 931 R 45,76
KwaZulu-Natal R 108 000 R 9 000 R 51,92
Limpopo R 42 000 R 3 500 R 20,19
Mpumalanga R 82 000 R 6 810 R 39,29
North West R 82 000 R 6 810 R 39,29
Northern Cape R 82 000 R 6 810 R 39,29
Western Cape R 82 000 R 6 810 R 39,29

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Job Title Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Salary
Assistant Office Manager R 120 000 R 10 000 R 2 307 R 57,69
General Office Assistant R 101 000 R 8 387 R 1 935 R 48,39
Office Administrative Assistant R 93 000 R 7 750 R 1 788 R 44,71
Front Office Assistant R 100 000 R 8 360 R 1 929 R 48,23
Office Coordinator R 204 000 R 16 998 R 3 922 R 98,07
Office Manager R 287 000 R 23 901 R 5 515 R 137,89
Office Administrator R 131 000 R 10 882 R 2 511 R 62,78
Assistant Residence Manager R 150 000 R 12 500 R 2 884 R 72,12
Assistant Manager R 122 000 R 10 166 R 2 346 R 58,65
Assistant General Manager R 232 000 R 19 375 R 4 471 R 111,78
Administrative Assistant R 107 000 R 8 889 R 2 051 R 51,29
Assistant Branch Manager R 98 000 R 8 187 R 1 889 R 47,24
General Assistant R 82 000 R 6 868 R 1 585 R 39,63
Assistant Warehouse Manager R 330 000 R 27 500 R 6 346 R 158,65
Executive Assistant R 359 000 R 29 916 R 6 903 R 172,6
Front Office Manager R 189 000 R 15 770 R 3 639 R 90,99
Assistant Practice Manager R 216 000 R 18 000 R 4 153 R 103,85
Assistant Finance Manager R 487 000 R 40 606 R 9 370 R 234,27
Assistant Accountant R 250 000 R 20 866 R 4 815 R 120,38
Back Office Executive R 60 000 R 5 000 R 1 153 R 28,85
Warehouse Assistant R 100 000 R 8 345 R 1 925 R 48,15
Assistant Store Manager R 102 000 R 8 470 R 1 954 R 48,87
Executive Personal Assistant R 312 000 R 26 029 R 6 006 R 150,17
Assistant Financial Manager R 552 000 R 45 994 R 10 614 R 265,35
Retail Assistant Manager R 135 000 R 11 272 R 2 601 R 65,03
Shop Assistant R 86 000 R 7 147 R 1 649 R 41,24
Assistant Director R 364 000 R 30 343 R 7 002 R 175,06
IT Assistant R 150 000 R 12 500 R 2 884 R 72,12
Senior Assistant Officer R 348 000 R 29 008 R 6 694 R 167,35
Personal Assistant R 142 000 R 11 864 R 2 737 R 68,45
Assistant Restaurant Manager R 142 000 R 11 827 R 2 729 R 68,23
Assistant Project Manager R 279 000 R 23 279 R 5 372 R 134,31
Front Desk Assistant R 127 000 R 10 622 R 2 451 R 61,28
Finance Assistant R 209 000 R 17 433 R 4 023 R 100,58
Accounting Assistant R 156 000 R 13 016 R 3 003 R 75,1
Legal Assistant R 212 000 R 17 629 R 4 068 R 101,71
Audit Assistant R 330 000 R 27 500 R 6 346 R 158,65
Sales Assistant R 70 000 R 5 862 R 1 352 R 33,82
Financial Assistant R 218 000 R 18 156 R 4 190 R 104,75
Retail Assistant R 53 000 R 4 444 R 1 025 R 25,64
Library Assistant R 189 000 R 15 763 R 3 637 R 90,94
Assistant Brand Manager R 243 000 R 20 250 R 4 673 R 116,83
Assistant Teacher R 77 000 R 6 387 R 1 474 R 36,85
Executive Assistant to Managing Director R 62 000 R 5 200 R 1 200 R 30,0
Assistant Bookkeeper R 185 000 R 15 408 R 3 555 R 88,89
Personal Assistant to Managing Director R 120 000 R 10 000 R 2 307 R 57,69
Paralegal Assistant R 84 000 R 7 000 R 1 615 R 40,38
Executive Assistant to CEO R 357 000 R 29 750 R 6 865 R 171,63
Assistant Financial Accountant R 433 000 R 36 086 R 8 327 R 208,19
Facilities Assistant R 210 000 R 17 500 R 4 038 R 100,96
Executive Assistant to the CEO R 210 000 R 17 500 R 4 038 R 100,96
Operations Assistant R 150 000 R 12 520 R 2 889 R 72,23
Technical Assistant R 224 000 R 18 694 R 4 314 R 107,85
Project Assistant R 228 000 R 19 000 R 4 384 R 109,62
Operation Assistant R 78 000 R 6 500 R 1 500 R 37,5
Laboratory Assistant R 91 000 R 7 614 R 1 757 R 43,93
Accounts Assistant R 151 000 R 12 615 R 2 911 R 72,78
Logistics Assistant R 191 000 R 15 925 R 3 675 R 91,88
Retail Assistant Store Manager R 202 000 R 16 850 R 3 888 R 97,21
Practice Assistant R 71 000 R 5 927 R 1 367 R 34,2
Marketing Assistant R 140 000 R 11 673 R 2 693 R 67,35
Virtual Assistant R 148 000 R 12 333 R 2 846 R 71,15
Pharmacy Assistant R 198 000 R 16 500 R 3 807 R 95,19
Procurement Assistant R 159 000 R 13 212 R 3 049 R 76,23
Factory Assistant R 90 000 R 7 500 R 1 730 R 43,27
Workshop Assistant R 136 000 R 11 337 R 2 616 R 65,41
Mechanic Assistant R 90 000 R 7 500 R 1 730 R 43,27
Stores Assistant R 82 000 R 6 795 R 1 568 R 39,2
Admin Assistant R 135 000 R 11 288 R 2 605 R 65,13
Counter Sales Assistant R 98 000 R 8 166 R 1 884 R 47,12
Assistant Buyer R 201 000 R 16 750 R 3 865 R 96,63
HR Assistant R 138 000 R 11 523 R 2 659 R 66,48
Production Assistant R 164 000 R 13 666 R 3 153 R 78,85
Promotions Assistant R 312 000 R 26 000 R 6 000 R 150,0
House Manager R 208 000 R 17 357 R 4 005 R 100,14
Office Admin R 130 000 R 10 800 R 2 492 R 62,31
Assistant Tax Analyst R 362 000 R 30 208 R 6 971 R 174,28
Sales and Marketing Assistant R 60 000 R 5 000 R 1 153 R 28,85
Retail Sales Assistant R 65 000 R 5 391 R 1 244 R 31,11
eCommerce Assistant R 84 000 R 7 000 R 1 615 R 40,38