Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants sits in the ballpark of $14.82 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $3K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants spread between $24K and $46K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,008 - $49,652
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,681
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$10.94 - $20.04
(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
$26,008 - $49,652  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,571  
Profit Sharing
$296.43 - $4,091  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,658  
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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$24,052 - $46,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 7,200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.94 - $20.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.04  
Overtime
$14.60 - $31.06  
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 - $2,571  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,658  
Profit Sharing
$296.43 - $4,091  
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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$24,052 - $46,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12,657
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Administrative Assistant


Mid-Career Administrative Assistants fill the offices of leading firms DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Marriott International, Inc., and University of Michigan (U-M). Mid-Career Administrative Assistants flock to Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $46K lead the pack in compensation; however, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $34K at one end to $59K at the other end. 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 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 (+26 percent), Boston (+25 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 Relations
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Typing
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Phone Support
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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 3900 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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