Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $15.42 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $5K, total cash payment to Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can bottom out at $25K or peak near $48K. The company 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. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,953 - $52,238
$27K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,605
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$11.75 - $20.79
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MEDIAN: $15.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,953 - $52,238  
   
Bonus
$301.00 - $4,875  
Profit Sharing
$247.47 - $5,051  
Commission
$500 - $10,174  
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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$25,050 - $48,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,422
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $20.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.08  
Overtime
$17.69 - $33.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$301.00 - $4,875  
   
Commission
$500 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$247.47 - $5,051  
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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$25,050 - $48,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8,469

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DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), University of Michigan (U-M), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Servpro Industries, Inc. are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants in this area. Although Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) offers the highest salaries (median pay is $46K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $33K to $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.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Servpro Industries, Inc. ($26K), YMCA ($27K), and University of Mississippi Medical Center ($28K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,231

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

For Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 44 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+25 percent), New York (+24 percent), Boston (+20 percent), and Seattle (+16 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 2120 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


▲1%

National Average
$34,000


Microsoft Office
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

Accounts Payable
▼1%






▼5%

▼5%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2120 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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