Mid-Career Administrative Assistants take home approximately $15.33 per hour on average. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Administrative Assistants varies from $25K to $48K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K each. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although just under one in three lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most Mid-Career Administrative Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,960 - $51,645
$27K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,344
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$11.71 - $20.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,960 - $51,645  
   
Bonus
$300.80 - $4,901  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $4,820  
Commission
$502 - $10,155  
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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$24,967 - $48,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $20.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$17.67 - $33.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$300.80 - $4,901  
   
Commission
$502 - $10,155  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $4,820  
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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$24,967 - $48,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8,475

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Mid-Career Administrative Assistants flock to DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of Michigan (U-M), and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. 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. 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).

Servpro Industries, Inc., YMCA, and University of Mississippi Medical Center also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $26K, $27K, and $29K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,032

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, 40 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+25 percent), New York (+25 percent), Boston (+22 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). With compensation 3 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1925 votes.
070
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries



Microsoft Excel
0%

Organizing
0%

Accounts Payable
0%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1925 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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