The average rate for an Administrative Assistant in Santa Monica, California is $15.53 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

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MEDIAN: $41,341
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Salary
$41,341  
   
Bonus
$3,650  
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$28,070 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $25.45  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$3,650  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,070 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Santa Monica, California

Los Angeles County, California
93,219
Male:
46,732 (50.1%)
Female:
46,487 (49.9%)
Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. The city is named after the Christian saint, Monica. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles – Pacific Palisades to the north, Brentwood on the northeast, Sawtelle on the east, Mar Vista on the southeast, and Venice on the south. The Census Bureau population for Santa Monica in 2010 was 89,736. Partly because of its agreeable climate, Santa Monica had become a famed resort town by the early 20th century. The city has experienced a boom since the late 1980s through the revitalization of its downtown core, significant job growth and increased tourism. The Santa Monica Pier remains a popular and iconic destination. Santa Monica was long inhabited by the Tongva people. Santa Monica was called Kecheek in the Tongva language. The first non-indigenous group to set foot...
Santa Monica:
$85,062
California:
$64,500
$1,654
Santa Monica:
$1,228,600
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Phone Support
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%

Data Entry
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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