Median pay for Administrative Assistants in Bethesda lies in the neighborhood of $19.08 per hour. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Administrative Assistants in Bethesda, Md. is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,156 - $50,658
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$51K
MEDIAN: $43,277
10%
50%
90%

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$14.71 - $27.03
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,156 - $50,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,235  
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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$30,518 - $54,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.71 - $27.03  
   
Overtime
$29.67  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,235  
   
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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$30,518 - $54,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $39K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $43K. Administrative Assistants in Bethesda, Md. bring in $42K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $48K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%


Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Typing
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Organizing
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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