The average pay for an Administrative Assistant in Portland, Maine is $15.44 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Bookkeeping and Accounts Payable. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

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$12.26 - $19.22
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$27,410 - $44,385  
   
Bonus
$100.00  
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$26,248 - $40,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $19.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.29  
Overtime
$5.03 - $27.21  
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$26,248 - $40,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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About Portland, Maine

Cumberland County, Maine
66,872
Male:
31,480 (47.1%)
Female:
35,392 (52.9%)
Portland is the largest city in the US state of Maine. Portland had a population of 66,881 in 2010. The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine's total population. The Old Port district is frequented by tourists, while Portland Head Light is also a destination. The city seal depicts a phoenix rising from ashes, which is a reference to the recoveries from four devastating fires. Portland was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon was in turn named after Portland, Maine. Native Americans originally called the Portland peninsula Machigonne ("Great Neck"). Portland, Maine was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon was in turn named for Portland, Maine. The first European settler was Capt. Christopher Levett, an English naval captain granted 6,000 acres (2,400 ha) in 1623 to found a...
Portland:
$52,139
Maine:
$51,494
$1,000
Portland:
$267,100
Maine:
$180,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$33,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 19%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 12%

Organizing
up arrow 5%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$33,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Phone Support
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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