AU$21.82
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$1,027

Profit Sharing

AU$1,000

The average wage for an Administrative Assistant is AU$21.56 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. 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. A skill in Office Management is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$33,180 - AU$60,147
AU$33K
AU$46K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$45,580
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.71 - AU$27.58
AU$18
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.82
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$33,180 - AU$60,147
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,203
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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$35,379 - AU$59,051
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,489
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$17.71 - AU$27.58
Hourly Tips AU$1.44
Overtime AU$11.58 - AU$40.12
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,203
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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$35,379 - AU$59,051
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,747

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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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.

Administrative Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$62K

DaVita Inc.
100 profiles
$32,156

$30,771

$47,506

$27,804

$36,696

$27,410

Sodexo, Inc.
30 profiles
$30,122

Coldwell Banker
28 profiles
$27,284

Century 21
27 profiles
$28,343

$33,828

Common Career Paths for Administrative Assistant


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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 2,055 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative 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 781 salaries. An experienced Administrative 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 542 salaries. An Administrative 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$50,000 based on 289 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,634

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

Administrative Assistant Reviews

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

Administrative Assistant in Geelong:
"Interesting."
Pros: Learning new things
Cons: Early starts

Administrative Assistant in Perth:
"Busy, stressful at times."
Pros: Liaising with the members. Learning new skills.
Cons: The office manager.

Administrative Assistant in Sydney:
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons: The stress and pressure placed on you when you are only an admin assistant.

Administrative Assistant in Bellingen:
"Busy but pay not good."
Pros: Its busy and a good work environment.
Cons: Low pay.

Administrative Assistant in warrnambool:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: Commute and not easy to get a pay rise.

Administrative Assistant in Wollongong:
"Challanging."
Pros: Meeting new people and looking after the elderly.
Cons: The wages and shortage of staff.

Administrative Assistant in Sydney:
"Very relied on and I work independently. Long hours and I fe."
Pros: Putting the tender submissions together and collecting and to input data from estimators.
Cons: The pay.

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲10%

▲6%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries







National Average
AU$46,000

Administration
▼1%



Customer Service
▼2%

Typing
▼2%

▼3%

▼3%

▼6%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%