Salary Guide 2021

Business support salary trends

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What is a competitive business support salary in 2021?

The role of HR, administration and marketing in business has become so integral that competition for skilled talent is high. Explore average starting administration salaries, key skills and roles in demand, plus popular benefits and rewards being offered to secure skilled business support professionals.

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What are the latest hiring trends?

HR teams are essential in defining new ways of working. As businesses establish the 'new normal' there will be a focus on building the capacity of HR teams to support redeveloped policies, procedures and expectations. There continues to be strong demand for skilled HR and admin professionals to help adapt to new ways of working.

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Find out what skills are most desired and hardest to hire for in Australian cities. Stay competitive and discover the popular benefits and rewards that companies are offering today.

Learn about the latest hiring trends

Get insight into the latest trends affecting the demand for top talent in Australia so you can hire the right talent quickly and keep them happy.

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What our Business Support Salary Guide offers you

  • Discover what specialist skills within HR, marketing and the administration sector are most difficult to find
  • Explore the salary percentile breakdown of marketing salaries in 2021 across Australia
  • Learn the in-demand technical and soft skills for top administration candidates
  • Find out what HR positions are most sought-after by hiring managers


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Getting the most accurate salary data

Attracting and keeping top talent is more important than ever in helping Australian businesses stay strong in uncertain economic times. Employers are still challenged to find candidates with the skills they need, fast. Recruiting and retaining the best people requires staying current with hiring and salary trends.

That's where Robert Half comes in.

We published our first Salary Guide in 1950. Since then, we've been known as the leading source for comprehensive and highly accurate salary and hiring trends. The salary ranges in the 2021 Robert Half Salary Guide are based on the thousands of placements made by Robert Half recruitment professionals and the actual starting salaries our clients pay for top talent.

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Our recruitment experts place professionals with companies like yours every day around Australia in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. We know what candidates are looking for in job offers, which skills require employers to pay a premium and the types of roles that are hardest to attract top talent. Whether you need to hire permanent or temporary staff, we’re here to help you build the productive, engaged workforce that will keep your company moving forward.

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