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.