The average rate for a Mid-Career Office Assistant is AU$22.45 per hour.

AU$35,294 - AU$60,234
AU$35K
AU$49K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$48,837
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.27 - AU$27.08
AU$18
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$35,294 - AU$60,234
Bonus AU$500
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$36,989 - AU$58,940
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$18.27 - AU$27.08
Overtime AU$18.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
Bonus AU$500
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$36,989 - AU$58,940
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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$47,493

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

Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

▲6%


National Average
AU$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%