An Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of $10.52 per hour.

$16,429 - $34,765
$16K
$25K
$35K
MEDIAN: $24,634
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$7.45 - $15.51
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MEDIAN: $10.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$16,429 - $34,765  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,196 - $34,537  
Country: Puerto Rico | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.45 - $15.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14  
Overtime
$8.07 - $29.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,196 - $34,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $18,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 15 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,816

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Administrative Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?

Administrative Assistant in Bayamon:
"Management."
Be Proactive. Foresee problems and suggest solutions. Write down everything on a notebook and keep it for you (your notes). Make electronic copies of important documents even if you have a hard copy on file. Good phone etiquette. Good spelling and grammar, if in doubt, consult a dictionary. Your work talks about you.

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
▲2%

National Average
$24,000


Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 43%
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