An Office Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $13.38 per hour. A skill in Office Administration is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$29,713 - $46,369
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$46K
MEDIAN: $39,466
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$9.74 - $20.42
(Median)
$9
$13
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$29,713 - $46,369  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,433 - $44,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $20.42  
   
Overtime
$20.57  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$21,433 - $44,116  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Filing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Phone Support
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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