Average Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salary in Australia

AU$55,683
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$1,526
Bonus
AU$6,500
Commission
AU$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Australia is AU$55,683.
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AU$41k
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AU$77k
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MEDIAN AU$55,683
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Salary
AU$41k - AU$77k
Bonus
AU$405 - AU$7k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$5k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$7k
Total Pay
AU$41k - AU$79k

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Career Paths

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Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant
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Popular Skills for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Skills in Organizing and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Microsoft Office and Office Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

An entry-level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$49,192 based on 8 salaries. An early career Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$50,515 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,039 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$60,106 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$68,258.
Employees with Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (11.1% less), Brisbane, Queensland (9.2% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 188 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
36.7%
Mid Career
17.0%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
22.9%

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