The average pay for an Entry-Level Executive Assistant to CEO is AU$61,941 per year.

AU$46,046 - AU$85,915
AU$46K
AU$62K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$62,328
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50%
90%
AU$23.05 - AU$33.34
AU$23
AU$30
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$29.53
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$46,046 - AU$85,915
Bonus AU$5,057
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$46,861 - AU$85,012
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$23.05 - AU$33.34
Overtime AU$37.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$5,057
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$46,861 - AU$85,012
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Executive Assistant to CEO

Executive assistants to CEOs have many administrative office duties, which they perform for company CEOs, presidents, and sometimes even members of management teams. Executive assistants are often in charge of handling important clients and sensitive information. Executive assistants to CEOs are in charge of keeping track of office details such as information on contacts, management of business calendars, and the recording and maintenance of meeting minutes. They do everything from preparation and confirmation of meetings to handling travel arrangements for both the CEO and visiting staff. This position not only requires many typical duties of an assistant, but also a high level of flexibility and openness in both the hours available for work and also the type of jobs that the CEO may ask them to take on. There is no limit to duties an executive assistant may handle, which is why individuals in this role must have a confident, can-do attitude.

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Executive Assistant to CEO Tasks

  • Acts as a liaison between CEO and employees.
  • Supervise clerical staff.
  • Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Anticipate, prioritize and prepare CEO for travel, meetings and presentations.

Executive Assistant to CEO Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,538

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

Executive Assistant to CEO Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Assistant to CEO in Chatswood:
"Tasks."
My daily responsibilities include answering the phone all day, emailing secretarial documents, organising signatures off directors, cleaning the whole office, coffee runs, organising lunches for meetings, booking travel. Everyday there is something new I learn there's is never a dull moment in my job. It can be stressful at times but I would rather be busy than bored. I've learnt so many new skills since starting this job and I am so appreciative of the people that have helped me along the way. Anyone could do this job, but you have to be willing to learn and patient with the Directors. Attention to detail and a professional manner.

Executive Assistant to CEO in Melbourne:
"What I wish I knew 6 years ago..."
Fundamental requirements of the Executive Assistant (EA) role is the ability to prioritise, remain calm under pressure and remain focused. The landscape is ever changing for an EA so you must be flexible and adapt, with each day bringing a set of new tasks and challenges. Be as organsies and well-prepared as you can so your CEO/Executive can depend on you, listen and record as much information as possible. Trust is the most important attribute and must be earnt while being sincere. Lastly having the insight to read people especially your bosses, from what pace they like to do things in, what they need from you, their response time and their behaviour under stress will all be invaluable during your working tenure.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant to CEO

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
29%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries


Project Management
▼0%


National Average
AU$63,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

People Management
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 97%