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Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary (United States)

For Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, hourly wages usually total $14.62 per hour. With bonuses occasionally running north of $2K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $4K, and a few commissions as high as $9K, total income for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can range between $24K and $46K according to individual performance. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although more than half have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, just under a third claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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

DaVita Inc., Ameriprise Financial, Inc., First Baptist Church, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and YMCA are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants in this area. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where typical salaries come to $41K.
YMCA and DaVita Inc. are other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $27K and $30K.

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National Average
$32,000
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For Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+31 percent), Washington (+26 percent), Boston (+24 percent), and Chicago (+15 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Antonio.
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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%