An Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of AU$19.99 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.
Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$27,179 - AU$53,048
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MEDIAN: AU$39,479
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Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$16.10 - AU$25.28
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MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$27,179 - AU$53,048  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,030  
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$30,965 - AU$53,310  
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Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,613
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$16.10 - AU$25.28  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$38.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,030  
   
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$30,965 - AU$53,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,613
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Pay Difference By Location
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AU$41,000
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

National Average
AU$41,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Administration
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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Typing
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Data Entry
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Filing
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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
8%
1-4 years
51%
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: 94%
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