Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants is around $14.96 per hour. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants — as high as $3K, $4K and $10K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $24K to $47K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,410 - $50,268
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,089
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$11.12 - $20.22
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,410 - $50,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,920  
Profit Sharing
$341.07 - $4,048  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,024  
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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$24,344 - $46,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7,696
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $20.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.13  
Overtime
$14.89 - $31.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,920  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,024  
Profit Sharing
$341.07 - $4,048  
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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$24,344 - $46,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13,525
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DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Ameriprise Financial, Inc., University of Michigan (U-M), and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) are among the top companies that take on many Mid-Career Administrative Assistants. Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) offers the best pay with a median salary of $46K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $33K and maxing out at just $55K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Brigham and Women's Hospital at $41K, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) at $39K, and Marriott International, Inc., where Mid-Career Administrative Assistants annually earn $38K.

Workers at Servpro Industries, Inc., YMCA, and Ameriprise Financial, Inc. also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $26K, $27K, and $30K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,159

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants that is 34 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Boston (+27 percent), Washington (+25 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent).

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Skills That Affect 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
0%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Word
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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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3979 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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