The average rate for an Administration Assistant is AU$21.71 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$33,602 - AU$56,341
(Median)
AU$34K
AU$44K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$43,941
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AU$17.29 - AU$26.95
(Median)
AU$17
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$33,602 - AU$56,341  
   
Bonus
AU$487.96 - AU$6,000  
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$34,796 - AU$56,483  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 776
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$17.29 - AU$26.95  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$4.91  
Overtime
AU$20.67 - AU$38.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$487.96 - AU$6,000  
   
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$34,796 - AU$56,483  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 794
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Pay by Experience Level for Administration Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,581

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Administration Assistant Reviews

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.

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Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries




National Average
AU$45,000


Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 6%

Human Resources
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Data Processing
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Typing
0%

National Average
AU$45,000

Administration
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Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Marketing Administration
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 96%
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