Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants sits in the ballpark of $14.96 per hour. In the world of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, total cash compensation ranges from $24K on the lower end to $47K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $3K and profit sharing that approaches $4K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $10K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,410 - $50,268
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,089
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$11.12 - $20.22
(Median)
$11
$15
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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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Known for taking on a considerable number of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Ameriprise Financial, Inc., University of Michigan (U-M), and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) are leading firms in the industry. With a median salary of $46K, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) offers Mid-Career Administrative Assistants the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $33K and are capped at $55K. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks at Brigham and Women's Hospital ($41K), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) ($39K), and Marriott International, Inc. ($38K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Servpro Industries, Inc. at $26K, YMCA at $27K, and Ameriprise Financial, Inc., where $30K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,159

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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 will also find cushy salaries in 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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