Administrative Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

Administrative Assistants in Houston take home approximately $15.65 per hour on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $4K and $3K, respectively — total cash payment to Houston Administrative Assistants can bottom out near $25K or peak near $52K depending on individual performance. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Administrative Assistants in Houston, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,950 - $52,948

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$11.14 - $22.45

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,950 - $52,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,119  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$24,816 - $52,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 663
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.14 - $22.45  
   
Overtime
$15.45 - $35.17  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,119  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$24,816 - $52,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 776
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Administrative Assistants in Houston — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $32K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $36K. Administrative Assistants in Houston, Texas bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $43K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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 Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Payable
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Scheduling
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Office Administration
0%

National Average
$36,000

Organizing
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Customer Relations
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Customer Service
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Typing
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Data Entry
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Phone Support
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 253 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: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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