An Administrative Support Specialist earns an average wage of $15.46 per hour.

$25,576 - $53,253
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$53K
MEDIAN: $36,797
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$11.62 - $21.31
(Median)
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,576 - $53,253  
   
Bonus
$414.59 - $4,797  
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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$24,988 - $50,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $21.31  
   
Overtime
$17.66 - $31.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$414.59 - $4,797  
   
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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$24,988 - $50,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 415
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Job Description for Administrative Support Specialist

An administrative support specialist is responsible for a variety of duties in the office. An administrative support specialist may be in charge of scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, and organizing any other work-related events. They may need to write letters and emails, answer calls, and deal with in-person visitors.

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Administrative Support Specialist Tasks

  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Support Specialist

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,445

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What is it like working as an Administrative Support Specialist?

Administrative Support Specialist in Chapel Hill:
"Great Career Choice."
Pros: I can work at my own pace at times but I also have deadlines. I enjoy the day to day duties and assisting others with their needs.
Cons: Last minute requests. There are always those individuals that will ask you do something that is last minute, and you have to do your best to make it work.

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Experience Affects Administrative Support Specialist Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Support Specialist Salaries


Data Analysis
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Data Management
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Customer Relations
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National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Office Administration
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Organizing
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Microsoft Word
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Accounts Payable
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Executive Support
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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