The average pay for an Administration Assistant is $14.04 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Administration Assistant Total Pay (?
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$24,022 - $50,221
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MEDIAN: $35,561
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Administration Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.94 - $19.56
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,022 - $50,221  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,572  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,767  
Commission
$1,000 - $8,500  
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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$21,412 - $46,243  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $19.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $1.75  
Overtime
$5.92 - $30.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,572  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $8,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,767  
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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$21,412 - $46,243  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,147
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Job Description for Administration Assistant
Most companies use administrative assistants to keep their day-to-day operations working smoothly, and these assistants are responsible for a variety of tasks around an office. These duties can range from simple tasks, such as filing, copying, and typing, to more advanced activities such as scheduling meetings, making flight and travel reservations, payroll, insurance, and bill payment.
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Administration Assistant Tasks
  • Assist with payroll operations, as needed.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and payroll reports.
  • Perform basic benefits, retirement plan and human resources activities.
  • Answer phones, greet visitors and respond to employee questions and requests.
  • Maintain employees' payroll and benefit documentation and electronic files.
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Pay by Experience Level for Administration Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Charlotte
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Houston
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San Diego
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Orlando
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Austin
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National Average
$31,000
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Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$31,000
Data Entry
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Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 30%
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