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What does a Project Administrator do?

Project Administrators take care of all the administrative and compliance tasks related to an organisational project. Their chief responsibility is to maintain the project’s paper-trail, ensuring that proper documentation and compliance reporting is in place.

As a Project Administrator you could be processing invoices, paying suppliers, booking contractors, arranging meetings of the project team, preparing reports, assisting with budgets, checking sub-contractor licences and permits, or liaising with the project officer.

Project Administrator Courses

There are 6 courses available for people who want to become a Project Administrator.

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How much do Project Administrators earn?

In Australia, a full time Project Administrator generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the role.

What are the job opportunities for Project Administrators?

There are no clear figures on Project Administrators working in Australia at this time. Project Administrators work in all industries and employment sectors, but many work in building, civil construction, government, and IT.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Project Administrator?

Project Administrators need business administration skills as well as formal qualifications in Project Management. We recommend the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice or the Diploma of Project Management. These courses take 12-18 months to complete. The Certificate IV in Business Administration will also be helpful.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within project management. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.