Office Assistant in Los Angeles Salary

An Office Assistant in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $14.16 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Organizing, Data Processing, Data Entry, Typing, and Microsoft Word. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$22,500 - $52,495
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$32K
$52K
MEDIAN: $32,500
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$10.74 - $18.76
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Salary
$22,500 - $52,495  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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$22,601 - $43,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Hourly Rate
$10.74 - $18.76  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $26.82  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,601 - $43,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Office Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Office Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 12 salaries. An Office Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
$30,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲13%

Data Processing
▲12%

Data Entry
▲10%

Typing
▲10%

Microsoft Word
▲10%

Customer Service
▲9%

Microsoft Excel
▲9%


Scheduling
▲6%

Customer Relations
▲6%

Filing
▲3%

National Average
$30,000

Phone Support
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Billing
▼21%

Accounts Receivable
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 42%
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