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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Average Salaries in Nepal 2021

How much money does a person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial make in Nepal?


Average Monthly Salary
47,900 NPR
( 575,000 NPR yearly)

LOW
24,000
NPR
AVERAGE
47,900
NPR
HIGH
109,000
NPR

A person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial in Nepal typically earns around 47,900 NPR per month. Salaries range from 24,000 NPR (lowest average) to 109,000 NPR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Administration / Reception / Secretarial careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accreditation Specialist91,900 NPR
Administrative Aide31,500 NPR
Administrative Analyst62,100 NPR
Administrative Assistant42,500 NPR
Administrative Associate40,400 NPR
Administrative Manager61,300 NPR
Administrative Receptionist38,100 NPR
Board Secretary36,600 NPR
Central Office Operator38,700 NPR
Clerk28,000 NPR
Commercial Administrator57,800 NPR
Commissions Processor51,100 NPR
Conveyancing Secretary35,800 NPR
Document Controller33,100 NPR
Document Management Specialist50,800 NPR
Executive Assistant44,200 NPR
Executive Personal Assistant54,000 NPR
Executive Secretary44,600 NPR
Front Desk Attendant40,400 NPR
Front Desk Coordinator46,500 NPR
Front Desk Manager65,400 NPR
Group Services Manager114,000 NPR
Head Receptionist45,000 NPR
Key Account Assistant46,600 NPR
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator27,000 NPR
Leasing Administrator48,700 NPR
Legal Secretary41,300 NPR
Librarian51,100 NPR
Mailroom Manager43,700 NPR
Management Support Secretary42,200 NPR
Master Programme Coordinator76,700 NPR
Medical Receptionist42,900 NPR
Meeting and Event Assistant46,600 NPR
Meeting and Event Manager97,000 NPR
Night Manager59,300 NPR
Office Administrator65,800 NPR
Office Assistant27,500 NPR
Office Manager67,900 NPR
Office Services Coordinator56,600 NPR
Operations Analyst84,900 NPR
Operations Manager104,000 NPR
Personal Assistant41,900 NPR
Planning Assistant46,900 NPR
Process Expert62,300 NPR
Program Coordinator56,400 NPR
Programme Assistant50,100 NPR
Project Administrator64,700 NPR
Project Coordinator86,400 NPR
Reception Team Lead53,200 NPR
Receptionist39,500 NPR
Records Officer35,100 NPR
Schedule Officer27,500 NPR
School Secretary38,400 NPR
Secretary35,300 NPR
Switchboard Operator33,100 NPR
Technical Program Manager90,800 NPR
Technical Project Manager99,200 NPR
Typist33,200 NPR
Wayleave Officer29,000 NPR

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Jobs Salary Distribution in Nepal

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries in Nepal range from 24,000 NPR per month (minimum average salary) to 109,000 NPR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 48,900 NPR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 48,900 NPR while the other half are earning more than 48,900 NPR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 32,800 NPR while 75% of them are earning more than 32,800 NPR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 80,700 NPR while 25% are earning more than 80,700 NPR.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Nepal costs anywhere from 404,000 Nepalese Rupee(s) to 1,210,000 Nepalese Rupee(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Nepal who work in Administration / Reception / Secretarial earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
49,600 NPR
Female-8%
45,500 NPR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Nepal for all Careers

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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Nepal

How much are annual salary increments in Nepal for Administration / Reception / Secretarial professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Administration / Reception / Secretarial

Administration / Reception / Secretarial professionals in Nepal are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 3% every 30 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Nepal / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Nepal is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
7%
Energy
5%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
1%
Travel
8%
Construction
6%
Education
4%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Nepal for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Bonus and Incentive Rates in Nepal

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Nepal Administration / Reception / Secretarial
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Administration / Reception / Secretarial is considered to be a low bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

89% of surveyed staff in Administration / Reception / Secretarial reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 11% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
11%
No Bonus
89%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Hourly Average Wage in Nepal


280 NPR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Nepal is 280 NPR. This means that the average person in Nepal earns approximately 280 NPR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Administration / Reception / Secretarial and Administration / Reception / Secretarial monthly Nepal
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The average salary for Administration / Reception / Secretarial is 41% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kathmandu51,600 NPR
Pokhara47,900 NPR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Nepal earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
78,300 NPR
Public Sector+10%
86,400 NPR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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