Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salary

Office Assistants & Database Administrators in the United States take home an average $14.44 per hour. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Office Assistants & Database Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Office Assistants & Database Administrators are female. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and one-half get dental coverage, too. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,868 - $49,749
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MEDIAN: $35,666
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$9.81 - $19.68
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,868 - $49,749  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
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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$21,385 - $46,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $19.68  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $29.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
   
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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$21,385 - $46,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Job Description for Office Assistant/Database Administrator

Office assistant/database administrator positions vary greatly in requirements and day-to-day tasks depending on the company and its specific technical requirements. In a company with a heavy reliance on technology, the database administrator may need at least a bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field such as computer science or information technology; additionally, experience working with the company’s version of database software is often required. However, in smaller offices where most of the work is focused on the office assistant portion of the job, a lower-level degree and experience levels may be accepted.

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Office Assistant/Database Administrator Tasks

  • Answer phones, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices, and checks.
  • Open, sort, and route incoming mail, answer correspondence, and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities.
  • Operate office machines, photocopiers, scanners, voice mail systems, and personal computers.

Common Career Paths for Office Assistant/Database Administrator


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Office Assistants & Database Administrators do not often transition into Database Administrator roles. The role averages $67K per year. More often than not, an Administrative Assistant role is the next step for Office Assistants & Database Administrators moving up in the field. Pay for Administrative Assistants is usually $31K. Many Office Assistants & Database Administrators choose to take on an Office Manager role instead, where salaries are typically $35K.

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Popular Skills for Office Assistant/Database Administrator


Survey takers who work as Office Assistants & Database Administrators usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Database Management & Reporting, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Data Entry indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Database Management & Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistant/Database Administrator

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


For many Office Assistants & Database Administrators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $31K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $33K. Office Assistants & Database Administrators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $34K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
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Database Management & Reporting
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Data Entry
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National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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