Administrative Assistant Salary (United Kingdom)

An Administrative Assistant earns an average salary of £15,089 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Information Technology (IT) Support and Office Administration.
Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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£10,603 - £22,530
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MEDIAN: £15,089
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Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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£6.01 - £10.05
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£10,603 - £22,530  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,531  
Profit Sharing
£60.00 - £2,000  
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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£11,258 - £22,168  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,807
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.01 - £10.05  
   
Overtime
£4.99 - £14.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,531  
   
Profit Sharing
£60.00 - £2,000  
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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£11,258 - £22,168  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,807
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Pay Difference By Location
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Edinburgh
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Reading
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Cambridge
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Administrative Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?
Administrative Assistant in Deal:
Pros: I like the relaxed atmosphere that they have. The people I work with.
Cons: No direct contact with management. Waiting around for people.
Administrative Assistant in Cardiff:
"Repetitive."
Pros: The people I work with. The bonus and discount.
Cons: The lies that it is a democracy and that you can have a say in how the business is being run.
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

National Average
₤15,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 39%
Office Administration
up arrow 20%
Accounting
up arrow 6%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%
Administration
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%
Data Entry
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
0%
Payroll Administration
0%
Typing
0%
National Average
₤15,000
Organizing
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 242 votes.
Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 77%
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