The average wage for an Administrative Assistant is AU$20.92 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. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Office Management and Purchasing.

AU$32,209 - AU$58,961
(Median)
AU$32K
AU$45K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$44,572
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90%

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AU$17.05 - AU$26.77
(Median)
AU$17
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$20
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$32,209 - AU$58,961  
   
Bonus
AU$248.32 - AU$4,631  
Total Pay (?
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AU$34,361 - AU$57,217  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 747
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.05 - AU$26.77  
   
Overtime
AU$11.50 - AU$40.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$248.32 - AU$4,631  
   
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$34,361 - AU$57,217  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 849
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,223

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
AU$44,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Office Management
up arrow 22%

Purchasing
up arrow 11%


Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Administration
0%

Filing
0%

National Average
AU$44,000

Typing
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

reception
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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