Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

An average Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Houston can expect to take home roughly $17.75 per hour. Most Houston Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,087 - $64,401
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,685
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$11.62 - $23.46
(Median)
$12
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,087 - $64,401  
   
Bonus
$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).
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$25,760 - $59,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $23.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.22  
Overtime
$32.56  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$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).
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$25,760 - $59,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $47K. Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants in Houston with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Houston Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $47K.

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Experience Affects Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 14%

Travel Planning
up arrow 10%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 7%

Office Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Event Planning
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%

Scheduling
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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