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Administrative Assistant Salary in San Diego, California

The average Administrative Assistant in San Diego earns approximately $15.78 per hour. Although close to a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Administrative Assistants in San Diego enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$27,396 - $51,650
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,879
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$11.08 - $21.86
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,396 - $51,650  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,101  
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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$24,395 - $49,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.08 - $21.86  
   
Overtime
$13.65 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,101  
   
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).
)
$24,395 - $49,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 394

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California

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


For San Diego Administrative Assistants, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $31K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $37K. For Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $40K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries


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

Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 27%