How much does a Administrative Assistant make?

Updated 19 Jan 2022
$55,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,335 salaries

$42K

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$55K

Average

$80K

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How much does a Administrative Assistant make? The national average salary for a Administrative Assistant is $55,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Administrative Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,335 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Administrative Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Administrative Assistant$55,000 /yr
L3
Senior Administrative Assistant$64,548 /yr
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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
4.8

Esperance Port Authority

Administrative Assistant - Monthly

$10,909

 /mo
Range: $8K - $15K
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$8K

$15K

$8,273 - $15,159 Range

Powercor Australia
3.4

Powercor Australia

Administrative Assistant

$69,662

 /yr
Range: $61K - $79K

$61K

$79K

$61,196 - $78,755 Range

Waste Recycling and Processing

Administrative Assistant

$51,794

 /yr
Range: $37K - $59K

$37K

$59K

$37,319 - $58,797 Range

Royal Sydney Golf Club
3.9

Royal Sydney Golf Club

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $27

$19

$27

$19 - $27 Range

4.4

Forstaff Aviation

Administrative Assistant - Monthly

$3,875

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K

$3K

$4K

$3,177 - $4,426 Range

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Julalikari Council Aboriginal

Administrative Assistant

$50,562

 /yr
Range: $47K - $55K

$47K

$55K

$46,718 - $54,807 Range

Barkly Shire Council
4.3

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

$44,507

 /yr
Range: $38K - $53K

$38K

$53K

$37,993 - $53,031 Range

Community Child Care Association
3.7

Community Child Care Association

Administrative Assistant

$45,446

 /yr
Range: $38K - $54K

$38K

$54K

$37,514 - $53,597 Range

Open Minds
2.8

Open Minds

Administrative Assistant

$50,429

 /yr
Range: $42K - $58K

$42K

$58K

$41,636 - $58,325 Range

Hays
3.7

Hays

Administrative Assistant

$62,465

 /yr
Range: $43K - $74K

$43K

$74K

$43,032 - $73,500 Range

Eworks Recruitment Solutions
3.4

Eworks Recruitment Solutions

Administrative Assistant

$45,192

 /yr
Range: $40K - $51K

$40K

$51K

$39,533 - $50,874 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
3.6

people2people

Administrative Assistant

$58,522

 /yr
Range: $50K - $76K

$50K

$76K

$50,000 - $75,600 Range

Broadmeadows Disability Services

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $22 - $34

$22

$34

$22 - $34 Range

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
3

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre

Administrative Assistant

$53,282

 /yr
Range: $47K - $59K

$47K

$59K

$47,079 - $59,082 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Administrative Assistant

$50,000

 /yr
Range: $40K - $60K

$40K

$60K

$40,000 - $60,000 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $27 - $33

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

NSW Government
4.1

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

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Frequently asked questions about an Administrative Assistant salaries

The national average salary for an Administrative Assistant is $55,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see an Administrative Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1335 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 $42,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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$80,000
per year
An Administrative in the Sydney Area area reported making $80,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
 
Full-time
College / University
$75,306
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Sydney Area area reported making $75,306 per year
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10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$25
hourly
An Administrative Assistant in the Perth Area area reported making $25 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Freelance
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
An Administrative in the Perth Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$35
hourly
An Administrative in the Sydney Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$58,000
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Adelaide Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Adelaide Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public