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Administrative Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Pay for Administrative Assistants in Boston, Mass. is very modest at just $40K per year. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Administrative Assistants in Boston claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,723 - $55,382
(Median)
$31K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,160
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$12.45 - $24.80
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,723 - $55,382  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,370  
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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$28,955 - $55,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 296
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $24.80  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $37.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,370  
   
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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$28,955 - $55,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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With a median salary of $50K, Massachusetts General Hospital offers Boston Administrative Assistants the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $36K and are capped at $58K.

Administrative Assistants in Boston, Mass. will find the worst pay at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where the median salary crawls in at $38K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $44K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

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


For Administrative Assistants in Boston, Mass., more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $36K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $40K on average. Boston Administrative Assistants see a median salary of $43K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Administrative Assistants in Boston, Mass. with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $51K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



Organizational Development
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Customer Relations
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Typing
0%

National Average
$39,000

Organizing
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 19%