Administrative Assistant Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Earnings for Philadelphia Administrative Assistants come in at around $15.92 per hour on average. Most Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,196 - $51,468
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,475
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$11.60 - $23.01
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,196 - $51,468  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,757  
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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$24,730 - $50,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $23.01  
   
Overtime
$17.90 - $35.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,757  
   
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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$24,730 - $50,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 249
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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 Philadelphia Administrative Assistants, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $36K. For Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $43K.

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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 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Office Administration
0%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$36,000

Filing
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Phone Support
up arrow 3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%
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