The average rate for an Administrative Assistant in Fairfax, Virginia is $16.72 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Powerpoint, Event Planning, and Accounts Receivable.

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MEDIAN: $44,488
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$11.15 - $21.41
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,147 - $55,946  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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$25,407 - $53,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $21.41  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $33.04  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,407 - $53,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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About Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax city, Virginia
22,565
Male:
11,638 (49.5%)
Female:
11,869 (50.5%)
Fairfax (/ˈfɛər.fæks/ FAIR-faks), colloquially Central Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, Fairfax City, Historic Fairfax, or City of Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census the population was 22,565, which had risen to an estimated 24,013 as of 2015. The city of Fairfax is an enclave within Fairfax County. However, Fairfax County is a separate political entity. The city of Fairfax, and the area immediately surrounding the historical border of the city of Fairfax, also officially designated by Fairfax County as "Fairfax", comprise the county seat of Fairfax County. Situated in Northern Virginia, Fairfax is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is 17 miles (27 km) west of Washington, D.C. The Washington Metro's Orange Line serves Fairfax through its Vienna station. CUE Bus and Metrobus operate in Fairfax. George Mason University (GMU), Virginia's largest public institution, is located just outside...
Fairfax:
$100,584
Virginia:
$64,792
$1,671
Fairfax:
$462,800
Virginia:
$243,500
3.8%

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%



National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 22%

Event Planning
up arrow 20%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 16%


Customer Relations
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Filing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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