The average rate for an Administrative Assistant in Tacoma, Washington is $15.46 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Phone Support, Accounts Receivable, Scheduling, Organizing, and Data Entry.

$27,000 - $51,139
$31K
MEDIAN: $30,779
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$12.34 - $22.13
$12
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.46
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,779  
   
Bonus
$790  
Total Pay (?
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$24,661 - $49,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $22.13  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$790  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,661 - $49,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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About Tacoma, Washington

Pierce County, Washington
207,950
Male:
100,914 (48.5%)
Female:
107,036 (51.5%)
Tacoma (/təˈkoʊmə/, US dict: tə·kō′·mə) is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Seattle, 31 miles (50 km) northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to the 2010 census. Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma also serves as the center of business activity for the South Sound region, which has a population of around 1 million people. Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Takhoma or Tahoma. It is locally known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 19th century. The decision of the railroad was influenced...
Tacoma:
$52,437
Washington:
$64,129
$987
Tacoma:
$218,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.9%

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Phone Support
up arrow 33%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 29%

Data Entry
up arrow 25%

Scheduling
up arrow 25%

Organizing
up arrow 25%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Customer Service
up arrow 19%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 18%

Organizational Development
up arrow 8%

Filing
up arrow 3%

Accounting
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$32,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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