Average Early-Career Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$21.63
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AU$1,350
Bonus
AU$1,100
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Administrative Assistant in Australia is AU$21.63.
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AU$17.77
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AU$21.63
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AU$26.63
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MEDIAN AU$21.63
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$27
Bonus
AU$200 - AU$5,662
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$1,100
Total Pay
AU$36,069 - AU$57,291

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Career Paths

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Administrative Assistant
Administration Assistant
Office Administrator
Executive Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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, Administration, Data Entry and Customer Service.

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 357 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.41 based on 630 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.44 based on 491 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 Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 6.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (3.0% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (1.8% less), Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (1.4% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,801 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.8%
Mid Career
35.0%
Experienced
27.3%
Late Career
17.9%

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