Administrative Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary

An Administrative Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $43,001 per year.

$32,226 - $52,084
$32K
$46K
$52K
MEDIAN: $46,262
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$17.82 - $30.42
$18
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$30
MEDIAN: $22.90
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Salary
$32,226 - $52,084  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$35,984 - $59,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$17.82 - $30.42  
   
Overtime
$22.33  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$35,984 - $59,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 10 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Phone Support
▼7%

Accounts Payable
▼7%


Customer Service
▼9%

Data Entry
▼10%

Event Planning
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼12%

Customer Relations
▼12%

Organizing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 6%
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