The average pay for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant is AU$51,884 per year.

AU$40,511 - AU$71,666
AU$41K
AU$52K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$51,870
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.97 - AU$37.18
AU$20
AU$25
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$25.16
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$73K
Salary AU$40,511 - AU$71,666
Bonus AU$1,750
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$41,235 - AU$73,854
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 87
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$19.97 - AU$37.18
Overtime AU$31.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$73K
Bonus AU$1,750
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$41,235 - AU$73,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Executive and administrative assistants work primarily with computers and telephone systems in office environments to liaise with executives both in and outside their companies. A bachelor's degree and proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, are generally required for this position. They also interact with customers, secretaries, and other employees on a daily basis, so strong communication skills are important to coordinate meetings and organize large projects.

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Executive Secretary or Administrative 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 Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Secretary or Administrative 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$52,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 33 salaries. An Executive Secretary or Administrative 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$60,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,503

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

Key Stats for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼2%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%