The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$48,705.
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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
Administrative Assistant Tasks
- Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
- Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
- Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
- Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant
Skills in Office Administration, Administration, Customer Service, Data Entry 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$43,791 based on 167 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$46,900 based on 315 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$53,586 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,624 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$62,547.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 2.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (10.2% less), Brisbane, Queensland (8.7% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (8.7% less).
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