Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In most cases, Philadelphia Administrative Assistants can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. Beginning workers can expect to earn $31K starting out, which grows to $36K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $38K. As Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia, Pa. reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $42K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 21 percent. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.