An Administrative Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $43,001 per year.

$32,449 - $53,616
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$43K
$54K
MEDIAN: $43,001
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$17.37 - $28.06
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MEDIAN: $22.16
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Salary
$32,449 - $53,616  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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$36,208 - $55,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Hourly Rate
$17.37 - $28.06  
   
Overtime
$22.33  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$36,208 - $55,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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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
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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