The average wage for a Secretary is AU$22.46 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.

AU$38,836 - AU$68,345
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$51K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$50,760
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50%
90%

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AU$17.37 - AU$29.53
(Median)
AU$17
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$38,836 - AU$68,345  
   
Bonus
AU$800  
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$37,265 - AU$65,256  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$17.37 - AU$29.53  
   
Overtime
AU$29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$800  
   
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$37,265 - AU$65,256  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Pay by Experience Level for Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,632

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Experience Affects Secretary Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%


Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
AU$49,000


Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries


Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$49,000

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 94%
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