Administrative Assistant in Buffalo, New York Salary

An Administrative Assistant in Buffalo, New York earns an average wage of $15.39 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$29,477 - $49,156
$29K
$39K
$49K
MEDIAN: $39,102
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$12.03 - $20.52
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MEDIAN: $15.48
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,477 - $49,156  
   
Bonus
$600  
Total Pay (?
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$25,764 - $44,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.03 - $20.52  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $31.45  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$25,764 - $44,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 29 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$33,000

▼5%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
▲4%

▲3%





Typing
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

Filing
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼1%

Organizing
▼2%

Organizational Development
▼2%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 37%
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