The average pay for an Office Administrator is AU$47,657 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Human Resources (HR) is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$36,890 - AU$62,712
AU$37K
AU$48K
AU$63K
MEDIAN: AU$47,717
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.43 - AU$29.57
AU$18
AU$23
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$23.50
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$62K
Salary AU$36,890 - AU$62,712
Bonus AU$99.19 - AU$5,907
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
Commission AU$2,800
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$37,683 - AU$62,511
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,783
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$18.43 - AU$29.57
Hourly Tips AU$1.39
Overtime AU$17.52 - AU$45.36
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
Bonus AU$99.19 - AU$5,907
Commission AU$2,800
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
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$37,683 - AU$62,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,506

Job Description for Office Administrator

An office administrator carries out various functions within an office environment to make sure that the administrative duties required by a company are carried out smoothly. The duties allocated to an office administrator will vary according to the position.

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Office Administrator Tasks

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.

Office Administrator Pay By Employer

$0$63K

Edward Jones
69 profiles
$34,600

$37,561

$25,978

Century 21
21 profiles
$27,648

$31,612

Coldwell Banker
17 profiles
$30,248

$42,077

$29,120

$46,470

FedEx Ground
9 profiles
$33,162

Common Career Paths for Office Administrator


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Popular Skills for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Office Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 1,029 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 1,058 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 735 salaries. An Office Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 206 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,424

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

Office Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Administrator?

Office Administrator in Brisbane:
"National Administrator."
Pros: Diversity.
Cons: Too much responsibility underpaid.

Office Administrator in Sydney:
Pros: Multicultural, fellow employees, good manager, constant work.
Cons: Can get busy, deadlines, stress level.

Office Administrator in Melbourne:
"Office conditions."
Pros: I am not constantly being watched over. I am able to do my job without being bothered a lot. Am able to take holidays usually when I ask.
Cons: The pay. That I feel like I am being made to feel less worthy of a pay rise than I think I am. Don't see any opportunity for growth.

Office Administrator in Geelong:
"Office conditions, work flexibility."
Pros: Working with hardworking like minded people.
Cons:

Office Administrator in Sydney:
Pros: Social aspect of working in a team environment.
Cons: Dealing with all levels of stupidity or immaturity.

Office Administrator in Melbourne:
Pros: People I work with. The industry. Company culture. Goals of the company.
Cons: How far away it is. Lack of training. Low pay.

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Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries








Administration
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%



▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

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