An Administrative Assistant in Newark, New Jersey earns an average salary of $41,464 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Scheduling, Microsoft Word, and Event Planning.

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$28,549 - $54,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Overtime
$22.66  
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$28,549 - $54,270  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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About Newark, New Jersey

Essex County, New Jersey
281,913
Male:
138,040 (49.0%)
Female:
143,873 (51.0%)
Newark (/ˈnuː.ərk/ or also locally /nʊərk/) is the largest city (by population) in the U.S. state of New Jersey, and the county seat of Essex County. One of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a population of 277,140 in 2010, making it the nation's 67th most-populous municipality, after being ranked 63rd in the nation in 2000. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 281,944, an increase of 1.7% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 70th largest in the nation. Newark is the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of lower Manhattan. Settled in 1666 by Puritans from New Haven Colony, Newark is one of the oldest European cities in the United States. Its location at the mouth of the Passaic River (where it flows into Newark Bay), has made the city's...
Newark:
$30,966
New Jersey:
$72,222
$978
Newark:
$235,700
New Jersey:
$322,600
9.3%

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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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Event Planning
up arrow 13%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

Typing
up arrow 5%

National Average
$39,000

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%


Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Phone Support
up arrow 17%

Data Entry
up arrow 19%

Filing
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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