How to become a Office Administrator

Office administrators undertake a range of functions to make sure the administration activities within an organisation run smoothly. They may be responsible for the management of human resources, budgets, accommodation and property facilities and records. These functions can be performed at various levels ranging from junior through to upper management.

Personal requirements of a Office Administrator

  • able to supervise others
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • aptitude for working with computers
  • good organisation skills.
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TAS
NZ

Avg. weekly wage:

$1,749

Future growth:

very strong growth

Employment by state:

ACT 6.2%

NSW 39%

NT 2.2%

QLD 21.8%

SA 2.5%

TAS 2.2%

VIC 17.3%

WA 8.9%

Hours worked:

43.7

Unemployment:

below average

Gender split:

Proportion of male workers 44%

Proportion of female workers 56%

Education level:

Proportion of workers who have not completed Year 10: 0%

Proportion of workers who have not completed Year 12: 0%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is secondary school: 21.6%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 25.5%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 25.5%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 27.5%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate: 0%

Age bracket:

Proprortion of workers aged below 35 years: 16%

Proportion of workers aged above 35 years: 84%

*The data above is sourced from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website.




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