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$32,761 - AU$60,567
AU$33K
AU$46K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$45,733
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50%
90%
AU$17.85 - AU$27.39
AU$18
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.84
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$32,761 - AU$60,567
Bonus AU$481.77 - AU$6,219
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$35,429 - AU$58,934
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 831
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$17.85 - AU$27.39
Hourly Tips AU$0.03
Overtime AU$16.22 - AU$47.34
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
Bonus AU$481.77 - AU$6,219
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$35,429 - AU$58,934
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 983

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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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$50,000 based on 143 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,694

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Administrative Assistant Reviews

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

Administrative Assistant in Perth:
"Busy, stressful at times."
Pros: Liaising with the members. Learning new skills.
Cons: The office manager.

Administrative Assistant in Sydney:
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons: The stress and pressure placed on you when you are only an admin assistant.

Administrative Assistant in Bellingen:
"Busy but pay not good."
Pros: Its busy and a good work environment.
Cons: Low pay.

Administrative Assistant in warrnambool:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: Commute and not easy to get a pay rise.

Administrative Assistant in Wollongong:
"Challanging."
Pros: Meeting new people and looking after the elderly.
Cons: The wages and shortage of staff.

Administrative Assistant in Sydney:
"Very relied on and I work independently. Long hours and I fe."
Pros: Putting the tender submissions together and collecting and to input data from estimators.
Cons: The pay.

Administrative Assistant in Perth:
Pros: Variation of work.
Cons: Low salary.

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲9%

▲6%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Office Management
▲25%

Purchasing
▲7%




National Average
AU$46,000




Administration
▼2%

Filing
▼2%

Typing
▼2%

▼3%

reception
▼6%

Bookkeeping
▼15%

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
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: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%
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