Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Mid-Career Administrative Assistants take home approximately $15.35 per hour on average. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants runs from around $25K to approximately $48K, including potential for up to $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing, with a few receiving 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. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,798 - $51,773
$27K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,481
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$11.73 - $20.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,798 - $51,773  
   
Bonus
$298.79 - $4,890  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $4,976  
Commission
$498.33 - $10,193  
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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$24,995 - $48,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $20.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.08  
Overtime
$17.65 - $33.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$298.79 - $4,890  
   
Commission
$498.33 - $10,193  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $4,976  
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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$24,995 - $48,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8,144

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Mid-Career Administrative Assistants flock to DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), University of Michigan (U-M), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Servpro Industries, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Employees at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $46K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $33K and higher ones not far away at only $55K. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Marriott International, Inc. also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $41K, $39K, and $38K, respectively.

Servpro Industries, Inc., YMCA and University of Mississippi Medical Center are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $26K, $27K, and $28K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,076

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

Mid-Career Administrative Assistants will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 44 percent. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+25 percent), New York (+25 percent), Boston (+21 percent), and Seattle (+17 percent). Falling short of the national average by 3 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Miami.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1903 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


▲2%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Organizing
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
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▼5%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1903 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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