Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In most cases, Administrative Assistants in San Diego can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $31K to $37K. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $39K. Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif. who stay in the field for several decades see their salaries grow less quickly after 20 years, with incomes eventually hovering around $40K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 21 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. A majority of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.