How much does a Administrative Assistant make?

Updated 23 Sep 2021
$55,500 /yr
Average Base Pay

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$56K

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The national average salary for Administrative Assistant is $55,500 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Administrative Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1144 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Administrative Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Administrative Assistant$55,500 /yr
L3
Senior Administrative Assistant$67,048 /yr
L4
Career Path

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$30

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$25

per year

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$32

per year

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Esperance Port Authority
4.7

Esperance Port Authority

Administrative Assistant - Monthly

$10,833

 /mo
Range: $8K - $15K
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$8K

$15K

$8,215 - $15,052 Range

Powercor Australia
3.4

Powercor Australia

Administrative Assistant

$69,173

 /yr
Range: $61K - $78K

$61K

$78K

$60,766 - $78,203 Range

Waste Recycling and Processing

Administrative Assistant

$51,430

 /yr
Range: $37K - $58K

$37K

$58K

$37,057 - $58,384 Range

Royal Sydney Golf Club
3.9

Royal Sydney Golf Club

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $26

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

4.4

Forstaff Aviation

Administrative Assistant - Monthly

$3,848

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K

$3K

$4K

$3,155 - $4,395 Range

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Julalikari Council Aboriginal

Administrative Assistant

$50,207

 /yr
Range: $46K - $54K

$46K

$54K

$46,390 - $54,422 Range

Barkly Shire Council
4.5

Barkly Shire Council

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $22 - $25

$22

$25

$22 - $25 Range

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Sisters of Mercy in Australia and Papua New Guinea
5

Sisters of Mercy in Australia and Papua New Guinea

Administrative Assistant

$44,195

 /yr
Range: $38K - $53K

$38K

$53K

$37,727 - $52,659 Range

Community Child Care Association
3.7

Community Child Care Association

Administrative Assistant

$45,127

 /yr
Range: $37K - $53K

$37K

$53K

$37,250 - $53,220 Range

Open Minds
3

Open Minds

Administrative Assistant

$50,075

 /yr
Range: $41K - $58K

$41K

$58K

$41,344 - $57,916 Range

Hays
3.7

Hays

Administrative Assistant

$62,733

 /yr
Range: $43K - $74K

$43K

$74K

$42,730 - $73,500 Range

Eworks Recruitment Solutions
3.4

Eworks Recruitment Solutions

Administrative Assistant

$44,875

 /yr
Range: $39K - $51K

$39K

$51K

$39,256 - $50,517 Range

University of Queensland
4.3

University of Queensland

Administrative Assistant

$66,000

 /yr
Range: $61K - $68K

$61K

$68K

$61,000 - $67,984 Range

people2people
3.7

people2people

Administrative Assistant

$58,522

 /yr
Range: $50K - $76K

$50K

$76K

$50,000 - $75,600 Range

Broadmeadows Disability Services

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $21 - $34

$21

$34

$21 - $34 Range

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
3

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre

Administrative Assistant

$52,908

 /yr
Range: $47K - $59K

$47K

$59K

$46,749 - $58,668 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $27 - $33

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

NSW Government
4.2

NSW Government

Administrative Assistant

$75,195

 /yr
Range: $57K - $90K

$57K

$90K

$57,000 - $90,000 Range

Herbert Smith Freehills
3.9

Herbert Smith Freehills

Administrative Assistant

$51,650

 /yr
Range: $42K - $58K

$42K

$58K

$42,216 - $58,000 Range

University of Melbourne
4.2

University of Melbourne

Administrative Assistant

$69,000

 /yr
Range: $50K - $76K

$50K

$76K

$50,000 - $76,331 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Administrative Assistant salaries

The national average salary for an Administrative Assistant is $55,500 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see an Administrative Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1144 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Administrative Assistant employees.

The highest salary for an Administrative Assistant in Australia is $79,800 per year.

The lowest salary for an Administrative Assistant in Australia is $40,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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$50,000
per year
An Office Assistant in the Perth Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
Perth Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$56
hourly
A Records Administrator in the Sydney Area area reported making $56 per hour
Job Highlights
Sydney Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$70,000
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Brisbane Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$67,000
per year
A Custody Administrator in the Sydney Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Sydney Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$68,000
per year
An Administrative Support in the Adelaide Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Adelaide Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$21
hourly
An Administrator in the Melbourne Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public