Administrative Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

An Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $39,840 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Organizational Development, Event Planning, and Powerpoint. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$30,432 - $53,989
(Median)
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47K
54K
MEDIAN: $39,840
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Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$12.05 - $24.54
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,432 - $53,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,508  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,500  
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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$28,106 - $53,784  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 619
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $37.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,508  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,500  
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).
)
$28,106 - $53,784  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 619
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Organizational Development
up arrow 16%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Phone Support
up arrow 2%
Typing
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$38,000
Organizing
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
up arrow 4%
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%
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