Many factors beyond an individual’s technical skill set and background can influence salary. In addition to this, an organisations size, location and industry can also be key determining factors in an Assistant’s remuneration.
Broadly speaking, the highest paying positions across all areas of Office Support, are working for the large financial services, professional services and legal firms in Sydney. Second to that, telecommunications and technology businesses remain competitive. It is important to remember however, that in working for an advertising, travel, entertainment, hospitality or manufacturing company – your remuneration might not be as high as your counterparts in banking, but you may enjoy other perks such as flexible work hours, product discounts and the joy of working within an interesting industry.