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Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants come in at around $14.79 per hour on average. In the world of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $3K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $4K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $24K and $46K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,988 - $49,581
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,626
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$10.88 - $19.97
(Median)
$11
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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
$25,988 - $49,581  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,531  
Profit Sharing
$291.63 - $4,125  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,475  
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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$23,950 - $46,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 7,136
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
$10.88 - $19.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.04  
Overtime
$14.56 - $30.91  
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 - $2,531  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,475  
Profit Sharing
$291.63 - $4,125  
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).
)
$23,950 - $46,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12,527

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Administrative Assistant


Many Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can be found at DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Marriott International, Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) pays the most with a median salary of $45K, though there is little variation overall ($34K to $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 $39K.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include YMCA at $27K, and Ameriprise Financial, Inc. where $30K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Mid-Career Administrative Assistants there earn up to $43K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+30 percent), Washington (+25 percent), Boston (+24 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent).

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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
0%

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 4022 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%
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