Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary

Average Mid-Career Administrative Assistants make around $15.49 per hour. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants — including $5K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds and $10K in commissions at the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $25K to approximately $49K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Most Mid-Career Administrative Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$27,220 - $53,007
$27K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,077
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$11.82 - $20.80
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MEDIAN: $15.49
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$0$53K
Salary $27,220 - $53,007
Bonus $302.06 - $4,874
Profit Sharing $256.39 - $4,993
Commission $491.32 - $10,004
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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$25,195 - $48,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,309
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.82 - $20.80
Hourly Tips $1.74
Overtime $17.82 - $33.84
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $302.06 - $4,874
Commission $491.32 - $10,004
Profit Sharing $256.39 - $4,993
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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$25,195 - $48,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8,334

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Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant


DaVita Inc., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), University of Michigan (U-M), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Servpro Industries, Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Mid-Career Administrative Assistants. Employees at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $46K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $33K and higher ones not far away at only $55K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Brigham and Women's Hospital, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Marriott International, Inc., top-paying firms where Mid-Career Administrative Assistants rake in a comfortable $41K, $39K, or $38K, respectively.

Workers at Servpro Industries, Inc., YMCA, and University of Mississippi Medical Center also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $26K, $27K, and $28K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,445

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Administrative Assistants, 43 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Administrative Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+24 percent), New York (+24 percent), Boston (+20 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). With compensation 4 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 2302 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼2%

Accounts Payable
▼2%






▼6%

▼6%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2302 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 28%
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