The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Australia is AU$22.84.
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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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Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Administration, Data Entry, Customer Service and Office Administration.
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$21.62 based on 8 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.93 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.12 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.72 based on 9 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 Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 40.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.7% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (12.4% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.9% less).
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