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Administrative Assistant Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The average Philadelphia Administrative Assistant can expect to rake in roughly $15.93 per hour. Job satisfaction for Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$26,463 - $51,722
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,289
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90%

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$11.39 - $23.04
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,463 - $51,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,742  
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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$24,637 - $50,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.39 - $23.04  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $35.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,742  
   
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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$24,637 - $50,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 237

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. Philadelphia Administrative Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $39K. Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $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%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Office Administration
0%

Typing
0%

National Average
$36,000

Filing
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%
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