An Office Assistant earns an average wage of AU$20.70 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$28,271 - AU$55,781
AU$28K
AU$41K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$40,568
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AU$16.10 - AU$25.17
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.08
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90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$28,271 - AU$55,781
Bonus AU$485 - AU$4,966
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$31,862 - AU$53,372
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$16.10 - AU$25.17
Hourly Tips AU$2.86
Overtime AU$15.32 - AU$32.21
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
Bonus AU$485 - AU$4,966
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$31,862 - AU$53,372
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 312

Common Career Paths for Office Assistant


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Popular Skills for Office Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Office Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office 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$49,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Office Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 27 salaries. An Office 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$50,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,645

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

Office Assistant Reviews

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

Office Assistant in Townsville:
"CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SALES."
Pros: AIRCONDITION OFFICE AND DONT WORK WEEKENDS.
Cons: CUSTOMERS THAT ARE RUDE.

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Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries

▲21%

▲17%

▲17%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries





▲1%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%