The average pay for a Sr. Administrative Assistant is $43,909 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Travel Planning, Event Planning, and Scheduling.
Sr. Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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$31,059 - $59,445
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MEDIAN: $43,908
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Sr. Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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$13.05 - $25.37
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,059 - $59,445  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,121  
Profit Sharing
$339.35 - $4,932  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,000  
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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$29,614 - $58,743  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,831
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.05 - $25.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.27  
Overtime
$17.92 - $40.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,121  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$339.35 - $4,932  
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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$29,614 - $58,743  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,831
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Job Description for Sr. Administrative Assistant
Senior administrative assistants help busy high-level executives successfully perform their job functions. Some senior administrative assistants work with many executives, whereas others work in support of a single executive. In either case, they are responsible for ensuring that important information and urgent business matters reach the appropriate parties in a timely and satisfactory manner.
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Sr. Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Host and facilitate activities such as cross-team meetings, social gatherings, and conferences.
  • Perform general administrative activities such as greeting visitors, screening and directing phone calls, and escorting visitors.
  • Provide administrative support to one or more executives.
  • Manage executive calendars with attention to detail, accuracy, and appropriate time allocation.
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Administrative Assistant
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Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Sr. Administrative Assistant Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Sr. Administrative Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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$42,000
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%
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