An Administrative Assistant in Providence, Rhode Island earns an average wage of $15.25 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Accounts Receivable, Customer Relations, Organizational Development, and Scheduling.

$27,716 - $49,650
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MEDIAN: $35,769
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$10.06 - $20.61
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,716 - $49,650  
   
Bonus
$2,340  
Total Pay (?
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$22,518 - $46,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $20.61  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$2,340  
   
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$22,518 - $46,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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About Providence, Rhode Island

Providence County, Rhode Island
165,106
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
5.6%

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

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 18%

Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Organizational Development
up arrow 13%


Office Administration
up arrow 7%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Powerpoint
up arrow 5%

Typing
up arrow 8%

Filing
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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