The average wage for an Administrative Assistant in Los Angeles, California is $16.55 per hour. A skill in Event Planning is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$29,117 - $57,382
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MEDIAN: $40,545
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$11.82 - $23.27
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Salary
$29,117 - $57,382  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $5,051  
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$25,632 - $52,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $23.27  
   
Overtime
$16.62 - $36.73  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$493.16 - $5,051  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,632 - $52,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 335
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,888,117
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries



Microsoft Excel
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Organizing
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
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Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$38,000

Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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