Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Seattle Administrative Assistants — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $35K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $37K. Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Administrative Assistants in Seattle with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $43K.