The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Administrative Assistant with Typing skills in Australia is AU$20.81.
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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 in Office Administration, Customer Service, Data Entry, Administration and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.
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$20.33 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.07 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.36 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$23.
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Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (3.9% more) and Perth, Western Australia (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (5.5% less), Melbourne, Victoria (2.7% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.1% less).
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