Administration Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Administration Assistant is $14.29 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Accounts Receivable, Scheduling, and Office Administration. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Administration Assistant Total Pay (?
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$24,258 - $50,679
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MEDIAN: $36,013
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Administration Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $19.80
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,258 - $50,679  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,562  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $4,822  
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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$21,385 - $46,747  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $19.80  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $30.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $4,822  
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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$21,385 - $46,747  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,127
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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Charlotte
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New York
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Chicago
up arrow 18%
Minneapolis
up arrow 14%
San Diego
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Orlando
up arrow 7%
Austin
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National Average
$32,000
Miami
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Philadelphia
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Virginia Beach
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San Jose
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Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries

National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 27%
Scheduling
up arrow 26%
Office Administration
up arrow 23%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
Quickbooks
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Accounting
up arrow 1%
National Average
$32,000
Data Entry
up arrow 1%
Organizing
up arrow 5%
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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
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 31%
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