Office Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Office Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $39,720 per year. 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.

$29,774 - $47,924
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$48K
MEDIAN: $39,720
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$9.50 - $19.90
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MEDIAN: $13.52
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Salary
$29,774 - $47,924  
   
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$24,619 - $44,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $19.90  
   
Overtime
$21.61  
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$24,619 - $44,697  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
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Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$34,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲18%

Microsoft Word
▲9%

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

Data Entry
▲4%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Filing
▲3%

National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
▼3%

Phone Support
▼10%

Customer Service
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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