The average wage for an Administrative Assistant is AU$21.31 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 Office Management is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$32,400 - AU$59,955
AU$32K
AU$45K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$45,247
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50%
90%

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AU$17.55 - AU$27.09
AU$18
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.49
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$32,400 - AU$59,955  
   
Bonus
AU$206.08 - AU$6,593  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,500  
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$34,884 - AU$58,409  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 798
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$17.55 - AU$27.09  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.03  
Overtime
AU$16.11 - AU$47.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$206.08 - AU$6,593  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,500  
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$34,884 - AU$58,409  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 909

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 1,052 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 419 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 291 salaries. An Administrative 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 143 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,079

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲11%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Office Management
▲26%

Purchasing
▲9%





Administration
▼0%



National Average
AU$45,000

▼1%

Filing
▼1%

Typing
▼1%

reception
▼4%

Bookkeeping
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%
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