An Entry-Level Office Assistant earns an average wage of AU$20.22 per hour.

AU$25,342 - AU$53,497
AU$25K
AU$39K
AU$53K
MEDIAN: AU$38,514
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.78 - AU$24.90
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$19.73
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$53K
Salary AU$25,342 - AU$53,497
Bonus AU$1,000
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$30,873 - AU$52,103
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$15.78 - AU$24.90
Hourly Tips AU$2.86
Overtime AU$25.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
Bonus AU$1,000
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$30,873 - AU$52,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 235

Job Description for Office Assistant

As the title implies, an office assistant assists in an office. The assistant will handle incoming phone calls and messages and will perform filing duties. The office assistant may be called upon to assist in typing memos and letters and transcribing hand-written notes as well, and most employers will require some degree of typing proficiency for this job.

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Office Assistant Tasks

  • Answer phones, direct calls and take messages.
  • Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing and database systems.
  • Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.

Office Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$40,478

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

Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries


Data Entry
▲1%

National Average
AU$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%