Administrative Assistant Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Average Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. make around $15.96 per hour. While about a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,281 - $51,401

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$11.60 - $23.13

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,281 - $51,401  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,757  
Total Pay (?
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$24,744 - $50,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 238
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $23.13  
   
Overtime
$17.90 - $35.08  
Local 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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$24,744 - $50,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250
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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.


Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $32K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $36K. Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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.

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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%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$36,000

Filing
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Phone Support
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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
29%
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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