Median pay for Philadelphia Administrative Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $16.49 per hour. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,273 - $52,384
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$52K
MEDIAN: $37,175
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$11.39 - $25.37
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,273 - $52,384  
   
Bonus
$690 - $3,548  
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$25,157 - $53,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.39 - $25.37  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $33.87  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$690 - $3,548  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,157 - $53,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


For Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa., experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $33K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $43K.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$36,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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