AU$69,135
Avg. Salary
AU$30.83
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$4,956

Bonus

AU$1,248

Profit Sharing

AU$9,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is AU$30.83 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is AU$69,135 per year.

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AU$23.08
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MEDIAN AU$30.83
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AU$87k
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MEDIAN AU$69,135
AU$49,822 - AU$87,374
AU$50K
AU$69K
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MEDIAN: AU$69,135
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MEDIAN: AU$30.83
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AU$0AU$88K
Salary AU$49,822 - AU$87,374
Bonus AU$1,449 - AU$10,312
Profit Sharing AU$482 - AU$5,404
Commission AU$9,000
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$49,908 - AU$88,567
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,581
Hourly Data AU$0AU$53
Hourly Rate AU$23.08 - AU$40.99
Overtime AU$22.40 - AU$53.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$88K
Bonus AU$1,449 - AU$10,312
Commission AU$9,000
Profit Sharing AU$482 - AU$5,404
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$49,908 - AU$88,567
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 447

Job Description for Executive Assistant

An executive assistant provides administrative support and clerical assistance to executive and director-level management within a company. The assistant typically helps schedule and manage the itinerary of an executive, including scheduling meetings, travel and other demands on the executive's time. They also perform clerical and office duties; these may include running errands, screening phone calls, supervising clerical assistants and drafting letters and other documentation on behalf of the executive.

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Executive Assistant Tasks
  • Screen phone calls, emails, mail and visitors; route and resolve information requests.
  • Coordinates space and office organization, and special projects.
  • Supervise clerical staff.
  • Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 1,276 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive 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$69,000 based on 1,137 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 1,132 salaries. An Executive 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$73,000 based on 525 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,916

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Executive Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

Executive Assistant in Adelaide:
"Keep your cool."
Always keep your cool be luck a duck all calm outwardly no matter what is going on inside.

Executive Assistant in Sunshine Coast:
"Varied Role That Involves Stressful Organisation."
* Be Organised. * Take Notes. * Get Involved in everything you can. * Don't be afraid to ask questions. * Be open to help all departments.

Executive Assistant in Sydney:
"Executive Assistant Salary."
Pros: Helping be a part of a successful business and offer admin support to my team. Organize their day to day activities, trips, events and having a positive work culture.
Cons: At times I can be quiet and when I am bored and quiet I find that challenging.

Executive Assistant in Perth:
"A Bit Of Everything."
Pros: Work tasks are diverse and ranges from menial tasks like filing and couriering documents to comprehensive tasks like MYOB entry and planning/booking flights and accommodation to destinations all over the world.
Cons: Certain colleagues add unnecessary stress. As it's a family company there is often family drama. No proper HR department so there isn't anyone around to discuss private matters and concerns with.

Executive Assistant in Sydney:
"Corporate Culture With Flexible Working And Great Culture."
Pros: Busy, challenging, interactive, structured but always something to learn, work as a team player and individually.
Cons: Nothing.

Executive Assistant in Sydney:
"Corporate Culture, Flexible Working."
Pros: Multi tasking and varied role. Anything from basic calendar management to project management and as I look after 3 Divisions and two Directors it is busy - I also have 2 direct reports who are on our client facing reception so mentoring and developing is a great way to satisfy my job requirements.
Cons: ACtually nothing!

Executive Assistant in Perth:
Pros: Freedom of having responsibilities and managing your time yourself.
Cons: Non-flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲6%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%