Administrative Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

An average Houston Administrative Assistant can expect to take home roughly $15.62 per hour. Total incomes of Administrative Assistants in Houston incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $4K from bonuses and close to $3K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $25K and $52K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most Houston Administrative Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,003 - $52,699
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,438
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$11.18 - $22.44
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,003 - $52,699  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,052  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,020  
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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$24,827 - $52,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 659
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $22.44  
   
Overtime
$15.28 - $35.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,052  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,020  
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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$24,827 - $52,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 771
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas

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


Administrative Assistants in Houston with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker earns $32K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $36K. Houston Administrative Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Administrative Assistants in Houston 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.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries



Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$36,000

Organizing
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Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Phone Support
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 252 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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