Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia take home an average $16.43 per hour. The majority of Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. claim high levels of job satisfaction. While nearly one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,874 - $53,566
(Median)
$27K
$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $37,996
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90%

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$11.54 - $22.69
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,874 - $53,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,718  
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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$24,658 - $51,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 233
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.54 - $22.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$18.62 - $35.05  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,718  
   
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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$24,658 - $51,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 268
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


Philadelphia Administrative Assistants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $32K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $36K. Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $39K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $43K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries



Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Organizational Development
0%

National Average
$36,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Filing
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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