The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is £14,998 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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£10,441 - £22,286
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MEDIAN: £14,998
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Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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£5.97 - £10.00
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£8K£16K£24K
Salary
£10,441 - £22,286  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,513  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,959  
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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£11,192 - £21,947  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,772
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.97 - £10.00  
   
Overtime
£4.85 - £13.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,513  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,959  
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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£11,192 - £21,947  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,772
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Pay Difference By Location
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₤15,000
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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.
What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant at The National Health Service (NHS)?
Administrative Assistant in Wolverhampton:
"Stress levels are high, management fair"
Pros: Interesting work
Cons: Back biting
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

National Average
₤15,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Administration
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Data Entry
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤15,000
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 216 votes.
Gender
Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 76%
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