What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Administrative Assistant Salary in San Diego, California

An average Administrative Assistant in San Diego can expect to take home roughly $15.69 per hour. For the most part, Administrative Assistants in San Diego enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. 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. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,500 - $51,498
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,087
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.10 - $21.99
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,500 - $51,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,098  
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).
)
$24,438 - $49,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $21.99  
   
Overtime
$13.49 - $35.46  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,098  
   
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).
)
$24,438 - $49,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 396

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

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

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


Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif. with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. 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 $37K. Administrative Assistants in San Diego see a median salary of $39K after reaching 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 $40K.

United States (change)

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
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$35,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

up arrow 6%





up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 26%
ADVERTISEMENT