The average rate for an Administrative Assistant in Providence, Rhode Island is $16.06 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Organizational Development, Office Administration, Customer Relations, Accounts Receivable, and Microsoft Word. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

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MEDIAN: $36,203
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$11.03 - $22.41
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Salary
$27,617 - $48,933  
   
Bonus
$2,340  
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$23,552 - $47,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $22.41  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,340  
   
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$23,552 - $47,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Providence, Rhode Island

Providence County, Rhode Island
179,204
Male:
89,090 (49.7%)
Female:
90,114 (50.3%)
Providence is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Rhode Island, founded in 1636, and one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is located in Providence County and is the third most populous city in the New England region, after Boston and Worcester. Providence has a city population of 179,154; it is also part of the Providence metropolitan area which extends into southern Massachusetts. The Providence metropolitan area has an estimated population of 1,604,291, which exceeds that of Rhode Island as a whole by about 60%. This can be considered, in turn, to be part of the Greater Boston commuting area, which contains 7.6 million people. Providence was founded by Roger Williams, a religious exile from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He named the area in honor of "God's merciful Providence", which he believed was responsible for revealing such a haven for him and his...
Providence:
$39,015
Rhode Island:
$58,073
$943
Providence:
$177,400
Rhode Island:
$241,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Organizational Development
up arrow 17%

Office Administration
up arrow 15%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 15%

Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Powerpoint
up arrow 13%


Phone Support
up arrow 10%

Typing
up arrow 10%

Organizing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Filing
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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