Administrative Assistant in Alexandria, Virginia Salary

Median pay for Alexandria Administrative Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $15.17 per hour. For the most part, Administrative Assistants in Alexandria, Va. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (88 percent) of Administrative Assistants in Alexandria who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$31,933 - $60,114
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$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,618
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$11.00 - $27.03
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$0$60K
Salary $31,933 - $60,114
Bonus $600
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$26,492 - $56,999
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.00 - $27.03
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $600
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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$26,492 - $56,999
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria city, Virginia
153,511
Male:
74,989 (48.8%)
Female:
78,522 (51.2%)
Alexandria is an independent city in the United States Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2015, the population was estimated to be 153,511. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract to provide services to the federal government. One of Alexandria's largest employers is the U.S. Department of Defense. Another is the Institute for Defense Analyses. In 2005, the United States Patent and Trademark Office moved to Alexandria. The historic center of Alexandria is known as "Old Town". With its concentration of boutiques,...
Alexandria:
$90,056
Virginia:
$66,262
$1,627
Alexandria:
$541,700
Virginia:
$257,800
2.6%

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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 $33,000 based on 39 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 $41,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 10 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 $44,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲31%

Late-Career
▲22%

▲12%

National Average
$36,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲13%

Typing
▲12%

▲10%

Microsoft Excel
▲9%

Microsoft Word
▲4%

▲2%

Organizational Development
▲1%

▼0%

Bookkeeping
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Office Administration
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%




Event Planning
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 18%
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