Administrative Assistant Salary in San Diego, California

Administrative Assistants in San Diego can expect wages of $15.71 per hour on average. For the most part, San Diego Administrative Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although about one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$27,430 - $52,093

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$11.63 - $21.90

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,430 - $52,093  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,996  
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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$24,705 - $49,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $21.90  
   
Overtime
$13.58 - $35.35  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,996  
   
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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$24,705 - $49,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 409
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $31K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $36K. For Administrative Assistants in San Diego, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif. with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $41K.

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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


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

Microsoft Office
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Accounts Receivable
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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 97 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 25%
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