Average Salary For Secretary In South Africa

A Secretary is a person employed by an individual or in an office to assist with correspondence, make appointments, and carry out administrative tasks.


Secretary Salary In South Africa

The average secretary’s salary in South Africa is R 230 500 per year or R 118 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 179 424 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 1 552 842 per year.

What are the qualifications of a secretary?

High school diploma or GED.

2+ years of clerical experience.

Knowledge of specific software programs used within your organization.

Experience in data processing, bookkeeping, or other skills you need to have performed.

Ability to work independently.

Organized and professional demeanor.

How do I become a company secretary in South Africa?

The CGISA course (either as a chartered secretary or chartered governance professional) consists of 17 subjects which must be completed within 6 years. Students under 23 years must have an NQF Level 4 qualification or a senior certificate with a minimum rating of 4 in English and Numeracy, in order to apply.

What career field is a secretary?

Secretaries, also called administrative assistants, perform a wide range of jobs that vary greatly from business to business.

However, most secretaries key in documents, manage records and information, answer telephones, handle correspondence, schedule appointments, make travel arrangements, and sort mail.

What are the benefits of being a secretary?

Advantages of Company Secretary:

No stress involved: When it comes to the company secretary job, there is no stress of deadlines or meeting requirements. …

Flexible working hours

Great responsibility is given

Not just paperwork

Greater job satisfaction

Better interactions with higher authorities

No age barrier.