Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. take home approximately $17.24 per hour on average. Women make up the vast majority of Administrative Assistants in Seattle (90 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Seattle Administrative Assistants — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,590 - $55,833
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$42K
$56K
MEDIAN: $42,394
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$13.32 - $23.12
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MEDIAN: $17.24
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,590 - $55,833  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $3,548  
Total Pay (?
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$28,294 - $53,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.32 - $23.12  
   
Overtime
$20.51 - $37.20  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$306.39 - $3,548  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,294 - $53,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 229

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $37K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $39K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. make a median salary of $44K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $42K on average.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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