Average Early-Career Administrative Assistant Salary in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$48,700
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$1,750
Bonus
AU$4,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Administrative Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$48,700.
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AU$38k
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AU$49k
90%
AU$61k
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AU$38k - AU$61k
Bonus
AU$511 - AU$6k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$37k - AU$60k

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

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, Data Entry and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

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$44,161 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$54,807 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$57,768 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$61,287.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 1.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (9.4% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (9.2% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (8.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 254 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.6%
Mid Career
37.0%
Experienced
25.6%
Late Career
13.8%

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