The average pay for an Office Assistant is AU$20.14 per hour. 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. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$30,023 - AU$55,101
AU$30K
AU$40K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$39,737
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50%
90%

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AU$15.82 - AU$25.05
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.14
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$30,023 - AU$55,101  
   
Bonus
AU$500.00  
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$31,878 - AU$52,594  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$10AU$20AU$30
Hourly Rate
AU$15.82 - AU$25.05  
   
Overtime
AU$28.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Bonus
AU$500.00  
   
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$31,878 - AU$52,594  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Office Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Office Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 21 salaries. An Office Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,379

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Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲8%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Data Processing
▲7%


▲4%

Customer Service
▲3%

National Average
AU$41,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

reception
▼5%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%