Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California Salary

Administrative Assistants in San Diego can expect wages of $15.68 per hour on average. Although about a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction for San Diego Administrative Assistants is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$27,473 - $52,762
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$27K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,089
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$11.66 - $22.28
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,473 - $52,762  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,104  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$24,692 - $49,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $22.28  
   
Overtime
$14.21 - $35.29  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,104  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$24,692 - $49,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 436
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Administrative Assistants in San Diego, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $36K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif. make $39K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $42K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Customer Relations
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Scheduling
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Organizing
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$35,000

Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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