Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California Salary

Earnings for Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif. come in at around $15.68 per hour on average. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most San Diego Administrative Assistants. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,473 - $52,762
(Median)
$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 many San Diego Administrative Assistants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. On average, Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif. make $39K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $42K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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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