Administrative Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$44,881 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$32,903 - AU$60,646
AU$33K
AU$45K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$44,916
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50%
90%
AU$17.25 - AU$27.85
AU$17
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.59
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$32,903 - AU$60,646
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,939
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$34,581 - AU$60,041
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 281
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$17.25 - AU$27.85
Overtime AU$23.53
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,939
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$34,581 - AU$60,041
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 171

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 339 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 63 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 28 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

▲12%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries






National Average
AU$45,000



▼2%

▼2%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%