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Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salary

Office Assistants & Database Administrators in the United States take home approximately $13.57 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — nearly two in five — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and slightly less than half have dental insurance. Female Office Assistants & Database Administrators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The majority of Office Assistants & Database Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,379 - $47,993
(Median)
$23K
$35K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,746
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$9.39 - $18.90
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,379 - $47,993  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
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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$20,496 - $45,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $18.90  
   
Overtime
$11.25 - $27.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
   
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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$20,496 - $45,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 243
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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 who advance into the role of a Database Administrator are fairly uncommon. Database Administrators on average earn $67K per year. A more common career path for Office Assistants & Database Administrators is stepping into the role of Administrative Assistant or Office Manager.

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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, Microsoft Office, Database Management & Reporting, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Most people familiar with Data Entry also 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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $30K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $32K. Office Assistants & Database Administrators bring in $33K after working for 10 to 20 years. Office Assistants & Database Administrators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 40%
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