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Administrative Assistant Salary in Seattle

Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. take home approximately $16.26 per hour on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,928 - $50,519
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,034
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90%

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$12.50 - $22.57
(Median)
$13
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,928 - $50,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,598  
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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$26,719 - $49,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 247
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $22.57  
   
Overtime
$17.01 - $34.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,598  
   
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).
)
$26,719 - $49,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 371

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $34K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $37K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $40K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $44K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries



Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$36,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 18%
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