Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can expect to earn an average of $14.78 per hour. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants. Ranging between $24K near the bottom and $46K near the top, total earnings can include up to $3K from bonuses and up to $4K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $7K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$25,919 - $49,569
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,518
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$10.84 - $19.94
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,919 - $49,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,513  
Profit Sharing
$292.33 - $4,120  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,450  
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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$23,884 - $46,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 7,089
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $19.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.04  
Overtime
$14.52 - $30.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,513  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,450  
Profit Sharing
$292.33 - $4,120  
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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$23,884 - $46,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12,457

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Administrative Assistant


Known for taking on a considerable number of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Marriott International, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Employees at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $45K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $34K and higher ones not far away at only $54K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Marriott International, Inc. at $41K, Brigham and Women's Hospital at $41K, and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where Mid-Career Administrative Assistants annually earn $38K.

Employees at YMCA, DaVita Inc., and Ameriprise Financial, Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $27K, $30K, and $30K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 33 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), Washington (+26 percent), Boston (+23 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 6 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Antonio.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salaries


Scheduling
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Organizing
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Microsoft Word
0%

Accounts Payable
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National Average
$33,000

Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Phone Support
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Typing
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Data Entry
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Filing
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4063 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 28%