The average Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Wash. can expect to rake in roughly $16.98 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Seattle Administrative Assistants (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,001 - $55,405
$29K
$42K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,793
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$12.97 - $22.57
$13
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,001 - $55,405  
   
Bonus
$592 - $3,959  
Total Pay (?
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$27,614 - $52,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $22.57  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $38.46  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$592 - $3,959  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,614 - $52,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 228

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $36K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $39K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $43K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $40K.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Accounting
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$38,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Organizational Development
up arrow 4%




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up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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