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
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,793
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50%
90%

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$12.97 - $22.57
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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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 (?
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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$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 (?
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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$27,614 - $52,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 228
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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.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Accounting
up arrow 4%

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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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%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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