The average rate for an Administration Assistant is AU$21.75 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$34,264 - AU$57,136
AU$34K
AU$45K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$44,741
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90%

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AU$17.55 - AU$27.51
AU$18
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.07
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$34,264 - AU$57,136  
   
Bonus
AU$487.22 - AU$5,817  
Total Pay (?
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AU$35,309 - AU$57,335  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 633
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.55 - AU$27.51  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$5.00  
Overtime
AU$20.40 - AU$40.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$487.22 - AU$5,817  
   
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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AU$35,309 - AU$57,335  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 693

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Pay by Experience Level for Administration Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administration Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administration Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 852 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administration Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 359 salaries. An experienced Administration Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 246 salaries. An Administration Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,364

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Administration Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administration Assistant?

Administration Assistant in Melbourne:
"Administration at Seats."
Pros: Multiple tasks. Working independently. Doing work that is above my job title. I like the employees.
Cons: Not appreciated enough. No bonuses. Need to ask for wage increase.

Administration Assistant in Adelaide:
Pros: Being able to assist all areas of the company in one way or another. Having knowledge in all areas of the company.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Administration Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
▲6%

Human Resources
▲4%




National Average
AU$45,000

Office Administration
▼1%

Data Processing
▼1%

Administration
▼2%

▼2%



Microsoft Excel
▼2%

▼2%

Marketing Administration
▼2%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%
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