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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Average Salaries in Algeria 2021

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


Average Monthly Salary
107,000 DZD
( 1,280,000 DZD yearly)

LOW
53,400
DZD
AVERAGE
107,000
DZD
HIGH
243,000
DZD

A person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial in Algeria typically earns around 107,000 DZD per month. Salaries range from 53,400 DZD (lowest average) to 243,000 DZD (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 Specialist209,000 DZD
Administrative Aide73,600 DZD
Administrative Analyst139,000 DZD
Administrative Assistant98,200 DZD
Administrative Associate95,100 DZD
Administrative Manager149,000 DZD
Administrative Receptionist91,600 DZD
Board Secretary90,500 DZD
Central Office Operator95,000 DZD
Clerk65,000 DZD
Commercial Administrator140,000 DZD
Commissions Processor114,000 DZD
Conveyancing Secretary86,200 DZD
Document Controller77,800 DZD
Document Management Specialist124,000 DZD
Executive Assistant110,000 DZD
Executive Personal Assistant124,000 DZD
Executive Secretary99,000 DZD
Front Desk Attendant95,200 DZD
Front Desk Coordinator115,000 DZD
Front Desk Manager147,000 DZD
Group Services Manager258,000 DZD
Head Receptionist109,000 DZD
Key Account Assistant112,000 DZD
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator63,700 DZD
Leasing Administrator119,000 DZD
Legal Secretary96,600 DZD
Librarian121,000 DZD
Mailroom Manager109,000 DZD
Management Support Secretary94,200 DZD
Master Programme Coordinator179,000 DZD
Medical Receptionist103,000 DZD
Meeting and Event Assistant111,000 DZD
Meeting and Event Manager243,000 DZD
Night Manager140,000 DZD
Office Administrator151,000 DZD
Office Assistant66,600 DZD
Office Manager155,000 DZD
Office Services Coordinator132,000 DZD
Operations Analyst195,000 DZD
Operations Manager237,000 DZD
Personal Assistant91,200 DZD
Planning Assistant108,000 DZD
Process Expert140,000 DZD
Program Coordinator134,000 DZD
Programme Assistant121,000 DZD
Project Administrator152,000 DZD
Project Coordinator208,000 DZD
Reception Team Lead117,000 DZD
Receptionist86,600 DZD
Records Officer80,800 DZD
Schedule Officer66,300 DZD
School Secretary93,700 DZD
Secretary81,500 DZD
Switchboard Operator77,900 DZD
Technical Program Manager225,000 DZD
Technical Project Manager235,000 DZD
Typist74,500 DZD
Wayleave Officer63,600 DZD

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Jobs Salary Distribution in Algeria

Median and salary distribution monthly Algeria Administration / Reception / Secretarial
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries in Algeria range from 53,400 DZD per month (minimum average salary) to 243,000 DZD per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 109,000 DZD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 109,000 DZD while the other half are earning more than 109,000 DZD. 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 73,000 DZD while 75% of them are earning more than 73,000 DZD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 179,000 DZD while 25% are earning more than 179,000 DZD.


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 Algeria costs anywhere from 898,000 Algerian Dinar(s) to 2,690,000 Algerian Dinar(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 Algeria who work in Administration / Reception / Secretarial earn 13% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
111,000 DZD
Female-11%
98,900 DZD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Algeria for all Careers

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

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

Administration / Reception / Secretarial

Administration / Reception / Secretarial professionals in Algeria are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 4% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 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.

Algeria / 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 Algeria is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
4%
Energy
8%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
7%
Travel
2%
Construction
6%
Education
1%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Algeria 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 Algeria

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Algeria 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 Algeria


610 DZD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Algeria is 610 DZD. This means that the average person in Algeria earns approximately 610 DZD 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 Algeria
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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
Annaba114,000 DZD
Batna109,000 DZD
Biskra103,000 DZD
Blida112,000 DZD
Chlef101,000 DZD
Constantine116,000 DZD
El Djazair120,000 DZD
Oran118,000 DZD
Setif107,000 DZD
Sidi bel Abbes105,000 DZD

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 Algeria earn 21% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
163,000 DZD
Public Sector+21%
197,000 DZD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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