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Administrative Assistant Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Administrative Assistants can expect wages of $15.74 per hour on average. Most Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by a majority. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$26,463 - $51,989
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,080
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50%
90%

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$11.31 - $23.02
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,463 - $51,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,775  
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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$24,588 - $50,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.31 - $23.02  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $35.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,775  
   
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).
)
$24,588 - $50,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 238

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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


For Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa., experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $36K. On average, Philadelphia Administrative Assistants make $39K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $43K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries



Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$36,000

Filing
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%