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Administrative Assistant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

An Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $39,562 per year. A skill in Organizational Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$30,499 - $55,592
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,562
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Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$12.01 - $23.66
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,499 - $55,592  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,237  
Profit Sharing
$0.50 - $2,875  
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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$29,370 - $54,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 456
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $23.66  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $34.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,237  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.50 - $2,875  
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).
)
$29,370 - $54,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Filing
up arrow 4%
Office Administration
up arrow 3%
Scheduling
up arrow 3%
Typing
up arrow 3%
Data Entry
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
0%
Customer Relations
0%
National Average
$39,000
Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%