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Administrative Assistant Salary in Seattle

Earnings for Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. come in at around $16.12 per hour on average. For the most part, Administrative Assistants in Seattle enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$27,465 - $50,102
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MEDIAN: $37,240
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$12.28 - $22.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,465 - $50,102  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
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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$26,368 - $49,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.28 - $22.08  
   
Overtime
$17.44 - $33.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
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).
)
$26,368 - $49,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 361
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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.


For Seattle Administrative Assistants, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $34K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $36K. Administrative Assistants in Seattle with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $45K.

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries


Organizational Development
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%


up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 18%