The average rate for an Administrative Assistant in Santa Clara, California is $19.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,672 - $51,445
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MEDIAN: $41,774
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$14.67 - $26.55
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,672 - $51,445  
   
Bonus
$650  
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$29,982 - $53,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $26.55  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$650  
   
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$29,982 - $53,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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About Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara County, California
126,216
Male:
63,278 (50.1%)
Female:
62,938 (49.9%)
Santa Clara (/ˌsæntəˈklærə/) is a city in Santa Clara County, California, named after the Spanish mission that was established there in 1777. The city's population was 116,468 at the 2010 United States Census, making it the ninth-most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located 45 miles (72 km) southeast of San Francisco, the city was founded in 1777 and incorporated in 1852. The city is the site of the eighth of 21 California missions, Mission Santa Clara de Asís, and was named after the mission. The Mission and Mission Gardens are located on the grounds of Santa Clara University. Saint Clare is the patron saint of Santa Clara. Santa Clara is located in the center of Silicon Valley and is home to the headquarters of several high-tech companies such as Intel. It is also home to Santa Clara University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of California. Levi's...
Santa Clara:
$108,886
California:
$64,500
$2,093
Santa Clara:
$846,000
California:
$449,100
2.9%

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 21%

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$41,000

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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