Administrative Assistant Salary in Dallas, Texas (United States)

The average Administrative Assistant earns approximately $15.33 per hour. Pay starts at $10.57 per hour and can approach $20.77 on the higher side. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—about one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, most have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dallas Administrative Assistants. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Administrative Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salary (?
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$27,307 - $50,669
(Median)
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44K
51K
MEDIAN: $37,614
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Administrative Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salary (?
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$10.57 - $20.77
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,307 - $50,669  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,003  
Profit Sharing
$733 - $2,600  
Commission
$250.00 - $9,750  
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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$24,571 - $48,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $20.77  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $31.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,003  
   
Commission
$250.00 - $9,750  
Profit Sharing
$733 - $2,600  
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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$24,571 - $48,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 320
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Dallas, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Dallas Administrative Assistants do not generally earn higher salaries from more experience in the field—in most many but not all cases, experience is not a driving force behind pay increase. Salaries start at $33K, which grows to $36K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $38K after 10 to 20 years. As Administrative Assistants in Dallas, Texas approach two decades on the job, pay accelerates at a slower pace, and typical earnings come to $41K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one-fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 14 percent. More than half of respondents report one to nine years of experience.
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
Office Administration
0%
Customer Service
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
Organizing
0%
National Average
$35,000
Phone Support
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Filing
up arrow 2%
Customer Relations
up arrow 2%
Typing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 25%