A Senior Executive Assistant earns an average salary of AU$79,942 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$58,555 - AU$94,133
AU$59K
AU$80K
AU$94K
MEDIAN: AU$79,942
10%
50%
90%
AU$27.22 - AU$31.54
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$29.05
50%
AU$0AU$96K
Salary AU$58,555 - AU$94,133
Bonus AU$7,000
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$56,540 - AU$96,636
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 79
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$29.05
Overtime AU$26.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$96K
Bonus AU$7,000
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$56,540 - AU$96,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Senior Executive Assistant

A senior executive assistant serves as an assistant to one or more of the executive officers of an organization or company, such as the president, chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), or members of the board of directors. The senior executive assistant completes a variety of tasks that executives may not have time to do; these responsibilities differ greatly based on the organization's specialties and mission. These tasks may include setting up large meetings or conference calls, managing the schedule and calendar of the executive, and screening and taking calls for the executive. In many cases, this individual's work may also include handling sensitive or confidential information; in this case, the senior executive assistant must exercise restraint and tact. This position may also require writing, developing, and sending correspondence for the executive.

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Senior Executive Assistant Tasks

  • Provide executive level management administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions.
  • May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
  • Prepare correspondence, receive visitors, arrange conference calls, and schedule meetings.

Senior Executive Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Executive 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$83,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Senior Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 39 salaries. A Senior Executive 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$79,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$78,990

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

Key Stats for Senior Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

▲5%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼14%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%