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Administration Support Officer

Provide administrative support to senior and executive staff within an organisation.

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What can I earn as an Administration Support Officer?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for an Administration Support Officer is between $50k and $60k
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How to become an Administration Support Officer


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While formal qualifications are not required to become an Administration Support Officer, relevant training may be highly regarded by employers

  1. Consider undertaking a certificate-level qualification in business, such as a Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415) or a Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515). These are usually completed through a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
  2. There are many opportunities for Administration Support Officers wishing to further their career, such as completing higher-level qualifications, such as a Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) and working towards becoming an Office Manager or Business Manager.

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Certificate III in Business Administration

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to complete a range of administrative roles across a range of contexts.
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Certificate IV in Business Administration

With this qualification you will develop your administrative skills and learn to provide leadership and guidance to others.

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How do Administration Support Officers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 10 Administration Support Officers surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.2
Job satisfaction
4.3
Career progression opportunities
3.1
Job security
3.7
Pay / Salary
3.4
Variety of work
3.8

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Oct 2019
The unsung heroes in an Admin Support Officer's role
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Business Management
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
International Education
The good things
Being in the role for not such a long time may not be financial rewaarding however to see that you able to put smile and on each client's faces whenever you render assistance to them is priceless. Be...
The challenges
An eye to see every circumstances in a bigger picture, an active and readily available ears to listen to your customer, acceptance of any shortcomings with the objective to reduce or avoid the inciden...
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Nov 2018
I enjoy working in the areas of disability & child welfare.
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate IV in Youth Work
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Front counter & switchboard
The good things
Rewarding to assist staff, clients & families of clients. Good variety of work, ability to work with not too much supervision, I work with a fantastic team. Pay is good.
The challenges
Sometimes it's challenging as I need to update my computer skills/software knowledge. Sometimes families of client's or client's behaviour can be confronting.
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4.6%
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