An Entry-Level Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of AU$20.49 per hour. A skill in Data Processing is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$30,772 - AU$55,348
AU$31K
AU$43K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$42,617
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.62 - AU$25.52
AU$17
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.50
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$30,772 - AU$55,348
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,000
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$33,096 - AU$54,261
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 988
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$16.62 - AU$25.52
Hourly Tips AU$1.44
Overtime AU$18.85 - AU$40.03
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,000
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$33,096 - AU$54,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,046

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,717

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

Administrative Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Administrative Assistant in Adelaide:
"Customer service is a must."
Always listen to your customers and do your best to help them.

Administrative Assistant in Gold Coast:
Ask questions, clarify answers, check and re-check you are understanding and meeting expectations, be open and invite helpful advice.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries







▲1%

Administration
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%


Filing
▼0%

National Average
AU$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%