Browse Categories

Administrative Assistant Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Administrative Assistants may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $37K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Most Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$26,145 - $52,184
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,567
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.34 - $22.57
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Show Annual Salary Show Hourly Rate
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
$26,145 - $52,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,727  
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).
)
$24,530 - $50,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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
$11.34 - $22.57  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $34.92  
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 - $2,727  
   
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).
)
$24,530 - $50,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 241
United States (change)

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Philadelphia Administrative Assistants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $36K. On average, Administrative Assistants in Philadelphia make $39K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Administrative Assistant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $43K.

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries




Typing
up arrow 4%

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Organizational Development
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%



up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%