Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

The average Mid-Career Administrative Assistant earns approximately $14.84 per hour. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants — as high as $3K, $4K and $10K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $24K to $46K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants is high. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$26,059 - $49,631

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$10.97 - $20.07

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,059 - $49,631  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,565  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $4,066  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$24,122 - $46,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 7,191
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.97 - $20.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.91  
Overtime
$14.62 - $31.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,565  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $4,066  
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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$24,122 - $46,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12,666
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Administrative Assistant


Known for taking on a considerable number of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Marriott International, Inc., and University of Michigan (U-M) are leading firms in the industry. 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 $33K at one end to $60K at the other end. Soaring salaries can also be found at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Marriott International, Inc., where earnings of $41K, $39K, or $38K are standard for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants.

Employees at Servpro Industries, Inc., YMCA, and Ameriprise Financial, Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $26K, $27K, and $30K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 34 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+29 percent), Washington (+26 percent), Boston (+25 percent), and Los Angeles (+16 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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Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Word
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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 3865 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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