Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $38K per year on average. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Most Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,231 - $54,790
$29K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $37,854
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$11.33 - $24.41
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$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.42
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$0$54K
Salary $29,231 - $54,790
Bonus $705 - $5,960
Total Pay (?
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$25,170 - $53,855
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.33 - $24.41
Overtime $18.00 - $34.50
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $705 - $5,960
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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$25,170 - $53,855
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 139

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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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 $32,000 based on 121 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 $36,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 89 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 $43,000 based on 43 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
$36,000

▼2%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries





National Average
$36,000

Organizational Development
▼1%



▼3%

▼3%

▼3%


▼5%

▼5%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 22%
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