The average salary for an Entry-Level Executive Assistant in Australia is AU$56,631.
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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 …Read more
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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant
Skills in Microsoft Office and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Executive Support, Event Management and Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant
An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$63,349 based on 1,017 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,718 based on 725 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,201 based on 827 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$78,830.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (6.0% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.4% less).
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