Administrative Assistant in Seattle Salary

The average Administrative Assistant in Seattle earns approximately $17.31 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,278 - $55,972
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$44K
$56K
MEDIAN: $43,553
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$13.40 - $23.08
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,278 - $55,972  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $3,046  
Total Pay (?
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$28,851 - $54,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $23.08  
   
Overtime
$20.57 - $39.01  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$304.10 - $3,046  
   
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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$28,851 - $54,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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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

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 226 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 64 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 30 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$39,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


National Average
$39,000




Scheduling
▼2%



▼4%


▼5%



▼8%

▼9%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%
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