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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?

2,211 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial in Ireland typically earns around 2,211 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
Accreditation Specialist3,210 EUR
Administrative Aide1,495 EUR
Administrative Analyst2,251 EUR
Administrative Assistant1,994 EUR
Administrative Associate1,931 EUR
Administrative Manager2,430 EUR
Administrative Receptionist1,888 EUR
Board Secretary2,139 EUR
Central Office Operator1,929 EUR
Clerk1,627 EUR
Commercial Administrator2,852 EUR
Commissions Processor2,305 EUR
Conveyancing Secretary2,187 EUR
Document Controller1,725 EUR
Document Management Specialist2,508 EUR
Executive Assistant2,683 EUR
Executive Personal Assistant2,988 EUR
Executive Secretary2,419 EUR
Front Desk Attendant2,196 EUR
Front Desk Coordinator2,333 EUR
Front Desk Manager2,990 EUR
Group Services Manager4,083 EUR
Head Receptionist2,590 EUR
Key Account Assistant2,683 EUR
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator1,469 EUR
Leasing Administrator2,306 EUR
Legal Secretary2,148 EUR
Librarian2,449 EUR
Mailroom Manager2,213 EUR
Management Support Secretary2,392 EUR
Master Programme Coordinator3,349 EUR
Medical Receptionist2,333 EUR
Meeting and Event Assistant2,715 EUR
Meeting and Event Manager3,716 EUR
Night Manager2,848 EUR
Office Administrator3,074 EUR
Office Assistant1,715 EUR
Office Manager2,485 EUR
Office Services Coordinator2,478 EUR
Operations Analyst3,061 EUR
Operations Manager3,600 EUR
Personal Assistant2,269 EUR
Planning Assistant2,187 EUR
Process Expert2,837 EUR
Program Coordinator2,716 EUR
Programme Assistant2,440 EUR
Project Administrator3,086 EUR
Project Coordinator3,423 EUR
Reception Team Lead3,138 EUR
Receptionist2,014 EUR
Records Officer1,854 EUR
Schedule Officer1,757 EUR
School Secretary2,130 EUR
Secretary1,976 EUR
Switchboard Operator1,648 EUR
Technical Program Manager3,513 EUR
Technical Project Manager3,674 EUR
Typist1,513 EUR
Wayleave Officer1,647 EUR

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Jobs Salary Distribution in Ireland

Median and salary distribution monthly Ireland Administration / Reception / Secretarial

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries in Ireland range between 1,356 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 4,112 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 2,167 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 2,167 EUR while the other half are earning more than 2,167 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 1,585 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 1,585 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 3,014 EUR while 25% are earning more than 3,014 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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Ireland Administration / Reception / Secretarial
Average Salary 2016    =  
2,036 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
2,111 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
2,151 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
2,211 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 3% 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

13 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Ireland for Administration / Reception / Secretarial is 13 EUR. This means that the average person in Ireland earns approximatly 13 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.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Administration / Reception / Secretarial and Administration / Reception / Secretarial monthly IrelandWe compared Ireland salaries for Administration / Reception / Secretarial and All Jobs and we found that Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries are 40% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cork2,480 EUR
Dublin2,596 EUR
Galway2,246 EUR
Limerick2,390 EUR
Waterford2,132 EUR
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