Administrative Assistant in Chesapeake, Virginia Salary

Administrative Assistants in Chesapeake, Va. pull down an average of $14.13 per hour. While some workers in this profession — just under a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and a little more than half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Chesapeake Administrative Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,189 - $50,441
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MEDIAN: $35,750
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$9.89 - $18.03
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,189 - $50,441  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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$20,890 - $45,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $18.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.26  
Overtime
$14.81 - $30.34  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,890 - $45,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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About Chesapeake, Virginia

Chesapeake city, Virginia
235,429
Male:
114,964 (48.8%)
Female:
120,465 (51.2%)
Chesapeake is an independent city located in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 222,209, in 2013, the population was estimated to be 232,977, making it the third-most populous city in Virginia. Chesapeake is included in the Virginia Beach–Norfolk–Newport News, VA–NC MSA. One of the cities in the South Hampton Roads, Chesapeake was organized in 1963 by voter referendums approving the political consolidation of the city of South Norfolk with the remnants of the former Norfolk County, which dated to 1691. (Much of the territory of the county had been annexed by other cities.) Chesapeake is the second-largest city by land area in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Chesapeake is a diverse city in which a few urban areas are located; it also has many square miles of protected farmland, forests, and wetlands, including a substantial portion of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Extending from...
Chesapeake:
$67,491
Virginia:
$66,262
$1,218
Chesapeake:
$259,200
Virginia:
$257,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 28 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲13%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$32,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲14%

Accounts Payable
▲13%

Bookkeeping
▲12%


Scheduling
▲4%

Organizing
▲1%

Filing
▼0%

National Average
$32,000


▼6%


Customer Relations
▼8%

Customer Service
▼10%

▼10%

Phone Support
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 31%