Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Administrative Assistant Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

Philadelphia Administrative Assistants may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $36K annually. Some workers in this field — one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by most and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Job satisfaction for Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$25,978 - $51,527
(Median)
26K
31K
36K
42K
52K
MEDIAN: $36,072
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$11.21 - $22.63
(Median)
11
13
16
20
23
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,978 - $51,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,723  
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).
)
$24,499 - $49,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.21 - $22.63  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $34.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,723  
   
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).
)
$24,499 - $49,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
Is Administrative Assistant your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Philadelphia Administrative Assistants — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $31K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $36K. For Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $38K. Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $42K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; slightly more than half of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up between a fifth and a fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining one in five.
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Organizing
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Typing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$35,000
Organizational Development
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 25%