Entry-Level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant is $13.50 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Travel Planning and Event Planning.

$23,869 - $47,948
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,002
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$9.88 - $19.42
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,869 - $47,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,046  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $3,250  
Commission
$1,000 - $8,000  
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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$21,204 - $45,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $19.42  
   
Overtime
$13.85 - $30.78  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,046  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $3,250  
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).
)
$21,204 - $45,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 462

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Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Santa Barbara:
"Challenge And Experience."
The legal field is challenging, especially the civil litigation process. However, with time and experience, the ability to work with people, documents, trials, etc. Is a valuable resource both personally and professionally. Other areas of law include corporation, real estate and trust matters. All areas require learning software, keeping up on rules and fees and document revision and updates.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
up arrow 24%

Event Planning
up arrow 12%

Scheduling
up arrow 6%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Office Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$31,000

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 178 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 35%