Administrative Assistant in Alexandria, Virginia Salary

Administrative Assistants in Alexandria, Va. can expect to earn an average of $15.81 per hour. Job satisfaction for Administrative Assistants in Alexandria is high. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,476 - $51,337
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MEDIAN: $39,123
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$11.79 - $24.16
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Salary
$30,476 - $51,337  
   
Bonus
$509  
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$25,887 - $50,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $24.16  
   
Overtime
$25.57  
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Bonus
$509  
   
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$25,887 - $50,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲35%

Late-Career
▲25%

▲15%

National Average
$35,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲16%

Typing
▲14%

▲13%

Microsoft Excel
▲11%

Microsoft Word
▲7%

▲4%

Organizational Development
▲3%

▲2%

Bookkeeping
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
$35,000




Event Planning
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%