Entry-Level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant is $15.15 per hour. A skill in Travel Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,777 - $54,953
$25K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,991
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$10.70 - $21.52
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,777 - $54,953  
   
Bonus
$483.87 - $4,022  
Profit Sharing
$2,696  
Commission
$3,570  
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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$23,810 - $50,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $21.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.22  
Overtime
$16.45 - $39.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$483.87 - $4,022  
   
Commission
$3,570  
Profit Sharing
$2,696  
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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$23,810 - $50,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 297

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,804

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Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Miramar:
"Have great work ethnics."
Learn to adapt to change and work independent and as a team player. Learn to get along with your colleagues.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Miami:
"I love my job."
You must know how to handle all people. Must be able to work on your own and as a team.

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.

Key Stats for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
▲10%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Event Planning
▲3%

National Average
$35,000

Organizational Development
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Office Management
▼2%

Scheduling
▼4%

Typing
▼4%

Software Knowledge
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Office Administration
▼6%

Organizing
▼6%

Accounting
▼7%

Customer Service
▼9%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 33%
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