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Administrative Assistant Average Salary in Italy 2019

How much money does an Administrative Assistant make in Italy?

2,019 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Administrative Assistant in Italy typically earns around 2,019 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Administrative Assistant salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Administrative Assistant Salary Distribution in Italy

Median and salary distribution monthly Italy Administrative Assistant

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Administrative Assistant salaries in Italy range between 889 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 3,049 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 2,040 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Administrative Assistant are earning less than 2,040 EUR while the other half are earning more than 2,040 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 as Administrative Assistant are earning less than 1,318 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 1,318 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Administrative Assistant are earning less than 2,595 EUR while 25% are earning more than 2,595 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

Administrative Assistant Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
1,073 EUR
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
1,407 EUR
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
1,667 EUR
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
2,120 EUR
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
2,379 EUR
20+ Years    +20%  
2,844 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Administrative Assistant salaries by experience level. An Administrative Assistant with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 1,073 EUR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 1,407 EUR per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 1,667 EUR per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Administrative Assistant(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 2,120 EUR per month, 27% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 2,379 EUR per month, 12% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 2,844 EUR per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Italy Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
1,440 EUR
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
1,861 EUR
Master's Degree    +26%  
2,347 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Administrative Assistant salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Administrative Assistant is 1,440 EUR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 1,861 EUR per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 2,347 EUR per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Italy Administrative Assistant


Administrative Assistant Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
1,858 EUR
Male    +16%  
2,151 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Administrative Assistant employees in Italy earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Italy Administrative Assistant

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
1,757 EUR
Public Sector    +28%  
2,252 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Administrative Assistant employees in Italy earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Italy Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant Salary Trend and Forecast in Italy

How are Administrative Assistant salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Italy Administrative Assistant
Average Salary 2016    =  
1,859 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
1,928 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
1,982 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
2,019 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Administrative Assistant salaries in Italy are on the rise 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.

Administrative Assistant Average Hourly Wage in Italy

12 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Italy for Administrative Assistant is 12 EUR. This means that the average Administrative Assistant in Italy 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.

Administrative Assistant VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Administrative Assistant and Administration / Reception / Secretarial monthly ItalyWe compared Italy salaries for Administrative Assistant, Administration / Reception / Secretarial, and All Jobs and we found that Administrative Assistant salaries are 9% less than those of Administration / Reception / Secretarial. We also found out that Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries are 40% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accreditation Specialist3,399 EUR+68%
Administrative Aide1,546 EUR-23%
Administrative Analyst2,331 EUR+15%
Administrative Assistant2,019 EUR=
Administrative Associate2,001 EUR-1%
Administrative Manager2,464 EUR+22%
Administrative Receptionist1,875 EUR-7%
Board Secretary2,074 EUR+3%
Central Office Operator1,866 EUR-8%
Clerk1,651 EUR-18%
Commercial Administrator2,844 EUR+41%
Commissions Processor2,307 EUR+14%
Conveyancing Secretary2,068 EUR+2%
Document Controller1,728 EUR-14%
Document Management Specialist2,501 EUR+24%
Executive Assistant2,475 EUR+23%
Executive Personal Assistant2,976 EUR+47%
Executive Secretary2,500 EUR+24%
Front Desk Attendant2,132 EUR+6%
Front Desk Coordinator2,262 EUR+12%
Front Desk Manager2,955 EUR+46%
Group Services Manager3,845 EUR+90%
Head Receptionist2,488 EUR+23%
Key Account Assistant2,670 EUR+32%
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator1,357 EUR-33%
Leasing Administrator2,342 EUR+16%
Legal Secretary2,222 EUR+10%
Librarian2,262 EUR+12%
Mailroom Manager2,046 EUR+1%
Management Support Secretary2,476 EUR+23%
Master Programme Coordinator3,291 EUR+63%
Medical Receptionist2,206 EUR+9%
Meeting and Event Assistant2,514 EUR+25%
Meeting and Event Manager3,446 EUR+71%
Night Manager2,956 EUR+46%
Office Administrator2,910 EUR+44%
Office Assistant1,625 EUR-20%
Office Manager2,553 EUR+26%
Office Services Coordinator2,357 EUR+17%
Operations Analyst3,095 EUR+53%
Operations Manager3,885 EUR+92%
Personal Assistant2,333 EUR+16%
Planning Assistant2,251 EUR+11%
Process Expert2,996 EUR+48%
Program Coordinator2,687 EUR+33%
Programme Assistant2,428 EUR+20%
Project Administrator3,093 EUR+53%
Project Coordinator3,458 EUR+71%
Reception Team Lead3,238 EUR+60%
Receptionist2,074 EUR+3%
Records Officer1,755 EUR-13%
Schedule Officer1,748 EUR-13%
School Secretary2,128 EUR+5%
Secretary2,037 EUR+1%
Switchboard Operator1,708 EUR-15%
Technical Program Manager3,240 EUR+60%
Technical Project Manager3,393 EUR+68%
Typist1,569 EUR-22%
Wayleave Officer1,697 EUR-16%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bologna1,905 EUR
Catania1,941 EUR
Genova1,918 EUR
Milano2,175 EUR
Napoli2,162 EUR
Palermo1,930 EUR
Parma1,755 EUR
Rome2,186 EUR
Torino2,148 EUR
Trieste1,835 EUR
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