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Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.93
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
AU$1,037
Bonus
AU$2,550
Commission
AU$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Australia is AU$22.93.
10%
A$18.78
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A$22.93
90%
A$28.97
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$29
Bonus
AU$258 - AU$5,173
Profit Sharing
AU$700 - AU$4,500
Commission
AU$0 - AU$2,550
Total Pay
AU$38,209 - AU$61,358
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What Do Administrative Assistants Do?

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

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistants?

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$20.89 based on 344 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.40 based on 1,586 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.14 based on 567 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.83 based on 436 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 Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (3.2% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (1.4% less), Brisbane, Queensland (0.9% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,213 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Early Career
49.4%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
13.6%
Late Career
8.7%

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