Administrative Assistant in Tacoma Salary

The average rate for an Administrative Assistant in Tacoma, Washington is $15.50 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Administration, Accounts Receivable, and Microsoft Office.

$27,000 - $45,144
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,293
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$12.68 - $22.35
$13
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,293  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,572 - $48,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.68 - $22.35  
   
Overtime
$22.66  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$25,572 - $48,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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

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 $30,000 based on 22 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 $32,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 13 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 $39,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲37%

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲36%

Accounts Receivable
▲29%


Organizational Development
▲8%

Event Planning
▲7%


Data Entry
▲3%

Customer Relations
▲2%

Scheduling
▲1%

Phone Support
▲1%

Accounting
▼0%

National Average
$32,000



Microsoft Word
▼3%

Typing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 15%