The average rate for an Administration Assistant is AU$22.34 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. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$34,412 - AU$58,410
AU$34K
AU$45K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$45,052
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AU$17.95 - AU$27.88
AU$18
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.34
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AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$34,412 - AU$58,410
Bonus AU$493.16 - AU$5,817
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$35,563 - AU$58,303
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 616
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$17.95 - AU$27.88
Overtime AU$24.20 - AU$40.76
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
Bonus AU$493.16 - AU$5,817
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$35,563 - AU$58,303
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 672

Common Career Paths for Administration Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Administration Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administration Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administration Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 801 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administration Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 364 salaries. An experienced Administration Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 249 salaries. An Administration Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 123 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,830

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Administration Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administration Assistant?

Administration Assistant in Sydney:
"Simple and demanding."
Pros: I like the independence and freedom.
Cons: Relief reception and the system in place for filing and archiving.

Administration Assistant in South Thomaston:
Pros: My bosses are pleasant to be around, as well as most of my co-workers.
Cons: It's hard to find time to start new projects when my trainer has too much to do, hindering me.

Administration Assistant in Melbourne:
"Administration at Seats."
Pros: Multiple tasks. Working independently. Doing work that is above my job title. I like the employees.
Cons: Not appreciated enough. No bonuses. Need to ask for wage increase.

Administration Assistant in Melbourne:
"Good."
Pros: No customer facing.
Cons:

Administration Assistant in Perth:
Pros: Good hours, laid back.
Cons: Not getting paid enough, boring.

Administration Assistant in Adelaide:
Pros: Being able to assist all areas of the company in one way or another. Having knowledge in all areas of the company.
Cons:

Administration Assistant in Sydney:
"Stress level."
Pros: Job Sheets, organising Production schedule.
Cons: Last minute changes, being on Salary.

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Key Stats for Administration Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries






Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
AU$46,000





▼2%


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▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%