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Administrative Assistant Salary in San Diego, California

Earnings for Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif. come in at around $15.56 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The majority of San Diego Administrative Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$27,963 - $51,929
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MEDIAN: $39,201
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,963 - $51,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,164  
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $1,730  
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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$24,230 - $49,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $21.60  
   
Overtime
$11.85 - $32.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $1,730  
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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$24,230 - $49,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 383
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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 many Administrative Assistants in San Diego, Calif., extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $32K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $37K. Administrative Assistants in San Diego with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $40K. San Diego Administrative Assistants who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $41K.

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries


Organizing
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$35,000

Typing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 27%