Average Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia make around $16.42 per hour. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, slightly more than a fifth claim no health benefits at all. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,100 - $53,567
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$29K
$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $37,886
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$11.23 - $23.14
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$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,100 - $53,567  
   
Bonus
$679 - $3,606  
Total Pay (?
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$24,840 - $53,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $23.14  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $33.74  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$679 - $3,606  
   
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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$24,840 - $53,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $33K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $36K. Philadelphia Administrative Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Administrative Assistant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $47K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$36,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
0%

Filing
0%

National Average
$36,000

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Typing
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Accounts Payable
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Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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