Administrative Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

An Administrative Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $44,346 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,792 - $64,564
$35K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,225
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$17.50 - $25.68
$19
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Salary
$34,792 - $64,564  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
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$34,800 - $58,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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$34,800 - $58,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Administrative Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries. An Administrative Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Administrative Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Administrative Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲12%

Customer Relations
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Administration
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Office Administration
▼3%

Scheduling
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 8%
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