Executive Assistant Salary

An Executive Assistant earns an average salary of AU$65,965 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$48,749 - AU$82,706
(Median)
AU$49K
AU$66K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$65,964
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AU$22.63 - AU$40.54
(Median)
AU$23
AU$30
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$48,749 - AU$82,706  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,264  
Profit Sharing
AU$45.96 - AU$6,097  
Commission
AU$9,000  
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$48,833 - AU$84,297  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,294
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$22.63 - AU$40.54  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$49.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,264  
   
Commission
AU$9,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$45.96 - AU$6,097  
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$48,833 - AU$84,297  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 384
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,840

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Executive Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

Executive Assistant in Sydney:
"Executive Assistant Salary."
Pros: Helping be a part of a successful business and offer admin support to my team. Organize their day to day activities, trips, events and having a positive work culture.
Cons: At times I can be quiet and when I am bored and quiet I find that challenging.

Executive Assistant in Perth:
"A Bit Of Everything."
Pros: Work tasks are diverse and ranges from menial tasks like filing and couriering documents to comprehensive tasks like MYOB entry and planning/booking flights and accommodation to destinations all over the world.
Cons: Certain colleagues add unnecessary stress. As it's a family company there is often family drama. No proper HR department so there isn't anyone around to discuss private matters and concerns with.

Executive Assistant in Sydney:
"Corporate Culture With Flexible Working And Great Culture."
Pros: Busy, challenging, interactive, structured but always something to learn, work as a team player and individually.
Cons: Nothing.

Executive Assistant in Sydney:
"Corporate Culture, Flexible Working."
Pros: Multi tasking and varied role. Anything from basic calendar management to project management and as I look after 3 Divisions and two Directors it is busy - I also have 2 direct reports who are on our client facing reception so mentoring and developing is a great way to satisfy my job requirements.
Cons: ACtually nothing!

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries




National Average
AU$66,000


Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries



Travel Administration
up arrow 5%

Travel Planning
up arrow 4%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Executive Support
up arrow 2%

Office Management
up arrow 2%

Taking Meeting Minutes
up arrow 2%

Organizing
0%

Administration
0%

National Average
AU$66,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 423 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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