Administrative Assistant in Palo Alto, California Salary

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant in Palo Alto, California is $20.48 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Event Planning, Scheduling, and Microsoft Office.

$38,619 - $67,032
$39K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $51,716
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$15.15 - $33.56
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$34
MEDIAN: $20.48
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,619 - $67,032  
   
Bonus
$5,700  
Total Pay (?
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$33,466 - $69,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $33.56  
   
Overtime
$35.34  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$5,700  
   
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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$33,466 - $69,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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About Palo Alto, California

Santa Clara County, California
66,848
Male:
31,451 (47.0%)
Female:
35,397 (53.0%)
Palo Alto (/ˌpæloʊˈæltoʊ/; Spanish: [ˈpalo ˈalto]; from palo, literally "stick", colloquially "tree", and alto "tall"; meaning: "tall tree") is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. The city shares its borders with East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. It is named after a coast redwood tree called El Palo Alto. Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. when he founded Stanford University, following the death of his son, Leland Stanford Jr. The city includes portions of Stanford and is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Space Systems/Loral, VMware, Tesla Motors, Ford Research and Innovation Center, PARC, Ning, IDEO, Skype, and Palantir Technologies. It has also served as an incubator to several other high-technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Pinterest,...
Palo Alto:
$147,737
California:
$64,500
$2,337
Palo Alto:
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California:
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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲18%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
▲27%

▲16%

Microsoft Office
▲15%

Microsoft Word
▲4%

Organizing
▲4%

Typing
▲4%

Customer Relations
▲3%


Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Filing
▼6%

▼8%

Customer Service
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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