Administrative Assistant Salary (Australia)

The average wage for an Administrative Assistant is AU$20.07 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Payroll Administration is associated with high pay for this job.
Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$27,748 - AU$53,120
(Median)
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53K
MEDIAN: AU$39,726
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Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$16.30 - AU$25.47
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MEDIAN: AU$20
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$27,748 - AU$53,120  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,000  
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$31,230 - AU$53,625  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,630
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$16.30 - AU$25.47  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$38.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,000  
   
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$31,230 - AU$53,625  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,630
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Darwin
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Toowoomba
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National Average
AU$41,000
Newcastle
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Townsville
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Hobart
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Gold Coast
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Geelong
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Wollongong
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

National Average
AU$41,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
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Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%
Administration
up arrow 3%
Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Payable
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Customer Service
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Typing
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Data Entry
0%
Filing
0%
National Average
AU$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 95%
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