The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Administrative Assistant with Office Administration skills in Australia is AU$22.71.
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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 assigne…Read more
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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant
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Skills in Customer Service, Administration, Data Entry and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing.
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$20.69 based on 105 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.78 based on 758 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.52 based on 214 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Cairns, Queensland earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (5.2% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (4.9% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.8% less).
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