The average wage for an Administrative Assistant in Madison, Wisconsin is $15.62 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

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MEDIAN: $37,390
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$12.50 - $19.77
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Salary
$28,761 - $57,194  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
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$27,215 - $43,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $19.77  
   
Overtime
$10.82 - $33.94  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,215 - $43,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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About Madison, Wisconsin

Dane County, Wisconsin
248,956
Male:
122,596 (49.2%)
Female:
126,360 (50.8%)
Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2015, Madison's estimated population of 248,951 made it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 84th largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa, Green, and Columbia counties. The Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area's 2010 population was 568,593. Madison is one of only 5 platinum level bike cities in the US. Madison's origins begin in 1829, when former federal judge James Duane Doty purchased over a thousand acres (4 km²) of swamp and forest land on the isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona, with the intention of building a city in the Four Lakes region. When the Wisconsin Territory was created in 1836 the territorial legislature convened in Belmont, Wisconsin....
Madison:
$57,690
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$981
Madison:
$222,800
Wisconsin:
$168,300
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%


Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%


Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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