Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay

AU$22.36
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AU$1,149
Bonus
AU$2,550
Commission
AU$1,017
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant is AU$22.36.
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AU$18.18
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MEDIAN AU$22.36
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$28
Bonus
AU$205 - AU$5,907
Profit Sharing
AU$700 - AU$2,600
Commission
AU$0 - AU$2,550
Total Pay
AU$36,860 - AU$60,315

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Customer Service and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.25 based on 985 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.63 based on 1,812 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.41 based on 814 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.44 based on 589 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 2.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.2% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (6.8% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (1.5% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,498 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.9%
Early Career
40.3%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
13.1%
Late Career
6.6%

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