Administrative Assistant in Durham, North Carolina Salary

Durham Administrative Assistants pull down an average of $15.37 per hour. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. A strong majority claim medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,383 - $48,920
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MEDIAN: $36,865
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$11.07 - $21.21
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Salary
$28,383 - $48,920  
   
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$25,756 - $45,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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$11.07 - $21.21  
   
Overtime
$27.25  
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$25,756 - $45,966  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About Durham, North Carolina

Durham County, North Carolina
257,598
Male:
121,153 (47.0%)
Female:
136,445 (53.0%)
Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Durham County, though portions also extend into Wake County in the east and Orange County in the west. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population to be 251,893 as of July 1, 2014. Durham is the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area. which has a population of 542,710 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Durham as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 2,037,430 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. It is the home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University, and is also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle area (home of the Research Triangle Park). Pre-establishment The Eno and the Occoneechi, related to the Sioux and the Shakori, lived and farmed...
Durham:
$52,106
North Carolina:
$47,830
$929
Durham:
$193,100
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.9%

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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 $32,000 based on 29 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 $40,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 17 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 $41,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲18%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$35,000

▼5%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
▲9%



▲5%

▲1%

Powerpoint
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Typing
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Phone Support
▼8%

Customer Relations
▼8%


Filing
▼11%

▼14%

Bookkeeping
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 18%
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