Administrative Assistant in Bethesda, Maryland Salary

The average Administrative Assistant in Bethesda earns approximately $42K per year. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The vast majority (81 percent) of Administrative Assistants in Bethesda who took the survey are female. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,010 - $57,628
$31K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,755
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50%
90%

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$18.25 - $26.71
$18
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $21.38
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$0$64K
Salary $31,010 - $57,628
Bonus $2,296
Total Pay (?
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$33,086 - $64,111
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $18.25 - $26.71
Overtime $30.75
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $2,296
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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$33,086 - $64,111
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Bethesda, Maryland

Montgomery County, Maryland
62,024
Male:
29,261 (47.2%)
Female:
32,763 (52.8%)
Bethesda is a census-designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, located just northwest of the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a local church, the Bethesda Meeting House (1820, rebuilt 1849), which in turn took its name from Jerusalem's Pool of Bethesda. (In Aramaic, ܒܝܬ ܚܣܕܐ beth ḥesda means "House of Mercy" and in Hebrew, בית חסד "beit ḥesed" means "House of Kindness".) The National Institutes of Health main campus and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center are in Bethesda, as are a number of corporate and government headquarters. In 2014 it placed first in Forbes' list of America's most educated small towns and first on Time's list of top earning towns. As an unincorporated area, Bethesda has no official boundaries. The United States Census Bureau defines a census-designated place named Bethesda whose center is located at 38°59′N 77°7′W. The United States Geological Survey has...
Bethesda:
$145,288
Maryland:
$74,149
$1,869
Bethesda:
$821,000
Maryland:
$287,500
2.5%

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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 $39,000 based on 39 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 $43,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 19 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 $48,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$44,000

▼3%

Experienced
▼3%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
▼0%

Typing
▼0%

National Average
$44,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Event Planning
▼1%



Phone Support
▼5%

Customer Relations
▼5%

Data Entry
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Filing
▼12%

Organizing
▼16%

Microsoft Word
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 10%
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