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Administrative Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas earns approximately $15.55 per hour. Total cash earnings of Administrative Assistants in Houston, Texas range from $25K on the low end to $52K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $4K and $3K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The majority of Houston Administrative Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,809 - $52,585
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,182
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90%

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$11.07 - $22.28
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$27,809 - $52,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,030  
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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$24,714 - $51,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 662
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $22.28  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $35.26  
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,030  
   
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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$24,714 - $51,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 770

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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.


For many Houston Administrative Assistants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $32K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $36K. On average, Administrative Assistants in Houston make $40K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $43K.

 
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries




Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
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Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Organizing
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$35,000

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 271 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 24%
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