Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Average Administrative Assistants in Boston make around $41K annually. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of Administrative Assistants in Boston, Mass. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$32,405 - $58,090
$32K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,345
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$14.84 - $23.52
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.56
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$0$58K
Salary $32,405 - $58,090
Bonus $-0.49 - $7,595
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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$31,394 - $54,762
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 181
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $14.84 - $23.52
Overtime $20.22 - $40.55
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $-0.49 - $7,595
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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$31,394 - $54,762
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 167

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United States (change)

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Northeastern University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are all popular places to work. Although salaries only range from $36K to just $58K, Massachusetts General Hospital still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $50K.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $37K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $50K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 236 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 66 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 37 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲24%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


▲9%

▲9%

▲2%


Office Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Typing
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%


National Average
$41,000

▼1%




▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 24%
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