Administrative Assistant Salary in Seattle

Pay for Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. sits in the ballpark of $16.32 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Seattle Administrative Assistants is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,661 - $50,732
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,209
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$12.54 - $22.66
(Median)
$13
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,661 - $50,732  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,954  
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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$26,916 - $49,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.54 - $22.66  
   
Overtime
$17.01 - $33.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,954  
   
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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$26,916 - $49,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 373
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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.


Seattle Administrative Assistants do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Administrative Assistants in Seattle make a median salary of $40K. As Seattle Administrative Assistants reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $44K.

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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
47%
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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