Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary (United States)

Mid-Career Administrative Assistants typically take home $14.62 per hour. The range in cash compensation to Mid-Career Administrative Assistants (largely between $23,512 and $45,503) includes potential earnings of $2,462 from bonuses, $4,427 from profit sharing, and commissions of $8,877 in exceptional cases. The specific employer and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, 28 percent are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by about two-thirds and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Most Mid-Career Administrative Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary (?
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$25,644 - $49,100
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MEDIAN: $35,239
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Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary (?
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$10.68 - $19.75
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,644 - $49,100  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,462  
Profit Sharing
$341.07 - $4,427  
Commission
$2.64 - $8,877  
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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$23,512 - $45,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,053
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.68 - $19.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.11  
Overtime
$14.51 - $30.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,462  
   
Commission
$2.64 - $8,877  
Profit Sharing
$341.07 - $4,427  
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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$23,512 - $45,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12,426
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Administrative Assistant

Dominating the field, DaVita Inc., Ameriprise Financial, Inc., First Baptist Church, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and YMCA are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants. The biggest paychecks can be found at Brigham and Women's Hospital—the median salary there is $40,515.
First Baptist Church lags the field greatly in terms of pay, with a median salary 71 percent less than the top paying company ($23,729). YMCA is also at the bottom of the scale.

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National Average
$32,000
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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants that is 35 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include New York, Washington, Boston, and Chicago, where Mid-Career Administrative Assistants typically earn around 31 percent, 26 percent, 24 percent, and 15 percent more than usual. San Antonio ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average.
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
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National Average
$32,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 4123 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
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Male
4%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 28%