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Administrative Assistant Salary

An Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of AU$20.13 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. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
AU$29,021 - AU$53,801
(Median)
AU$29K
AU$40K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$40,282
10%
50%
90%

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AU$16.40 - AU$25.65
(Median)
AU$16
AU$20
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$29,021 - AU$53,801  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,987  
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).
)
AU$31,727 - AU$54,061  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 800
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$16.40 - AU$25.65  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$38.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,987  
   
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).
)
AU$31,727 - AU$54,061  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 913
United States (change)

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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

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
AU$41,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 10%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Administration
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$41,000

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Filing
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

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: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 94%