Administrative Assistant in Seattle Salary

Earnings for Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. come in at around $16.29 per hour on average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Administrative Assistants in Seattle. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,629 - $51,077
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,671
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$12.56 - $22.56
(Median)
$13
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,629 - $51,077  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,985  
Profit Sharing
$2,225  
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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$26,882 - $49,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 249
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $22.56  
   
Overtime
$13.81 - $34.28  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,985  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,225  
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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$26,882 - $49,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 403
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $35K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $37K on average. Seattle Administrative Assistants see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $43K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries



Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
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Office Administration
0%

National Average
$36,000

Organizing
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Scheduling
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Bookkeeping
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Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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