Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in Des Moines, Iowa Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in Des Moines, Iowa is $14.38 per hour.

$18,246 - $40,897
$18K
$37K
$41K
MEDIAN: $37,433
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$9.86 - $17.45
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MEDIAN: $14.38
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,246 - $40,897  
   
Bonus
$950  
Total Pay (?
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$20,396 - $40,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $17.45  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$950  
   
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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$20,396 - $40,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About Des Moines, Iowa

Polk County, Iowa
210,317
Male:
103,726 (49.3%)
Female:
106,591 (50.7%)
Des Moines /dᵻˈmɔɪn/ is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is also the county seat of Polk County. A small portion of the city extends into Warren County. It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857. It is located on and named after the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from the French colonial name, Rivière des Moines, meaning "River of the Monks." The city's population was 203,433 as of the 2010 census. The five-county metropolitan area is ranked 91st in terms of population in the United States with 599,789 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau. Des Moines is a major center of the U.S. insurance industry and has a sizable financial services and publishing business base. The city was credited as the "number one...
Des Moines:
$49,072
Iowa:
$54,736
$781
Des Moines:
$119,500
Iowa:
$136,100
5.3%

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲7%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Phone Support
▼1%

Data Entry
▼2%

Customer Service
▼13%

Typing
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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