Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Median pay for Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia lies in the neighborhood of $16.43 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Philadelphia Administrative Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,070 - $51,696
$29K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,879
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.43 - $24.40
$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.43
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,070 - $51,696  
   
Bonus
$695 - $3,523  
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).
)
$25,188 - $52,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $24.40  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $33.87  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$695 - $3,523  
   
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).
)
$25,188 - $52,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant


Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


For many Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa., extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $32K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $36K. Philadelphia Administrative Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $43K.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries





Organizational Development
▼0%

National Average
$36,000



▼2%

▼2%

▼2%



▼4%

▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 23%
ADVERTISEMENT