Administrative Assistant Salary in Seattle

The average Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Wash. can expect to rake in roughly $16.32 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,661 - $50,722
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,209
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$12.55 - $22.64
(Median)
$13
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,661 - $50,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $3,175  
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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$26,937 - $49,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.55 - $22.64  
   
Overtime
$17.01 - $33.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $3,175  
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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$26,937 - $49,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 375
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington

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


Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $35K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $37K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Administrative Assistant with more than 20 years of experience can earn $44K on average.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries



Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
0%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Excel
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
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Organizing
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Customer Relations
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Bookkeeping
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%
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