Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Administrative Assistants take home an average $15.83 per hour. Total cash compensation for Administrative Assistants in Houston runs from $25K to $53K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $4K and profit sharing that can reach almost $2K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While just over one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Administrative Assistants in Houston, Texas is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,545 - $53,382
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$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,001
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$11.24 - $22.50
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$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,545 - $53,382  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,378  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,040  
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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$24,937 - $52,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 668
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $22.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.03 - $35.47  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,378  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,040  
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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$24,937 - $52,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 790
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


Administrative Assistants in Houston do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $33K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $36K on average. Administrative Assistants in Houston, Texas claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Houston Administrative Assistants who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $43K on average.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries



Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Payable
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Office Administration
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Relations
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Organizing
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Customer Service
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Typing
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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