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Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salary (United States)

Office Assistants & Database Administrators in the United States take home approximately $13.07 per hour on average. Women account for the majority of Office Assistants & Database Administrators who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Office Assistants & Database Administrators is high. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salary (?
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$23,116 - $48,510
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MEDIAN: $34,557
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Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salary (?
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$9.56 - $18.88
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,116 - $48,510  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,047  
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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$20,421 - $45,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $18.88  
   
Overtime
$11.66 - $28.88  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,047  
   
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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$20,421 - $45,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Database Administrators. That role pays $67K per year on average. However, it's more common for Office Assistants & Database Administrators to move into roles as Administrative Assistants or Administrative / Office Managers.

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Popular Skills for Office Assistant/Database Administrator

Office Assistants & Database Administrators usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Database Management & Reporting, Microsoft Office, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 8 percent, 7 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Those familiar with Data Entry also tend to know 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 Office Assistants & Database Administrators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $29K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $32K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Office Assistant & Database Administrator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $35K on average.

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Experience Affects Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salaries

Data Entry
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 42%