Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

With just below three-fifths of Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants in Houston, Texas reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $30K to $63K per year and averages out to $49K annually. Work is enjoyable for Houston Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,637 - $70,763
$34K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,597
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50%
90%

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$11.49 - $26.75
$11
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.59
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$0$70K
Salary $33,637 - $70,763
Bonus $5,000
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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$30,300 - $62,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.49 - $26.75
Hourly Tips $2.22
Overtime $32.97
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $5,000
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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$30,300 - $62,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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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 Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 20 salaries. An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$44,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

Accounting
▲22%

Office Management
▲13%

Event Planning
▲4%

Software Knowledge
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Travel Planning
▲1%

Organizing
▲1%

National Average
$44,000

Office Administration
▼2%

Customer Service
▼4%

Typing
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼13%

Scheduling
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 17%
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