The average pay for an Office Administrator is AU$47,750 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, 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. A skill in Bookkeeping is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$37,122 - AU$62,376
AU$37K
AU$48K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$47,750
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AU$18.42 - AU$29.74
AU$18
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$23.54
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$37,122 - AU$62,376  
   
Bonus
AU$295.90 - AU$5,939  
Profit Sharing
AU$3,500  
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$37,769 - AU$62,542  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 889
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$18.42 - AU$29.74  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.39  
Overtime
AU$20.31 - AU$49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$295.90 - AU$5,939  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$3,500  
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$37,769 - AU$62,542  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 703

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Office Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 909 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 530 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 368 salaries. An Office Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 166 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,401

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Office Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Administrator?

Office Administrator in Melbourne:
"Office conditions."
Pros: I am not constantly being watched over. I am able to do my job without being bothered a lot. Am able to take holidays usually when I ask.
Cons: The pay. That I feel like I am being made to feel less worthy of a pay rise than I think I am. Don't see any opportunity for growth.

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Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲8%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries

Bookkeeping
▲27%

Travel Administration
▲8%




Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
AU$48,000



▼2%


Event Management
▼4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%

reception
▼21%

Filing
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%
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