Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salary

For Office Assistants & Database Administrators, hourly average wages total $13.75 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by about one-half. Female Office Assistants & Database Administrators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$23,603 - $48,605

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$9.52 - $19.25

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,603 - $48,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Total Pay (?
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$20,582 - $45,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.52 - $19.25  
   
Overtime
$10.91 - $28.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$20,582 - $45,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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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. A more likely transition for Office Assistants & Database Administrators is Administrative Assistant or Administrative / Office Manager.

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Popular Skills for Office Assistant/Database Administrator


Office Assistants & Database Administrators typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Database Management & Reporting, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 6 percent, 5 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Those proficient in Data Entry are, more often than not, also skilled in 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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $30K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $32K. For Office Assistants & Database Administrators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $33K. Office Assistants & Database Administrators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Office Assistant/Database Administrator Salaries



Database Management & Reporting
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Data Entry
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 38%
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