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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Average Salaries in Ireland 2019

How much money does a person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial make in Ireland?

2,369 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial in Ireland typically earns around 2,369 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Administration / Reception / Secretarial jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Administrative Assistant2,417 EUR
Administrative Manager2,083 EUR
Executive Assistant2,417 EUR
Keyboard and Data Entry Operators1,833 EUR
Office Coordinator2,333 EUR
Office Manager2,719 EUR
Receptionist2,308 EUR
Secretary2,400 EUR

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Jobs Salary Distribution in Ireland

25% of people earn
2,083 EUR
or less
50% of people earn
2,333 EUR
or less
75% of people earn
2,917 EUR
or less
1,833 EUR
2,333 EUR
3,438 EUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries in Ireland range between 1,833 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 3,438 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 2,333 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 2,333 EUR while the other half are earning more than 2,333 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 2,083 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,083 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 2,917 EUR while 25% are earning more than 2,917 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Salary Forecast and Trend in Ireland

How do Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
2,220 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
2,282 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
2,318 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
2,369 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries in Ireland are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Hourly Average Wage in Ireland

12 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Ireland for Administration / Reception / Secretarial is 12 EUR. This means that the average person in Ireland earns approximatly 12 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison of Administration / Reception / Secretarial Jobs in Ireland

2,369 EUR
3,567 EUR
Average Salary
Administration / Reception / Secretarial
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Ireland salaries for Administration / Reception / Secretarial and All Jobs and we found that Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries are 34% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Dublin2,226 EUR
Galway2,320 EUR
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