Sr. Administrative Assistant in Seattle Salary

With slightly less than three-fifths of Seattle Senior Administrative Assistants reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $39K to $67K per year and averages out to $54K per year. Work is enjoyable for Senior Administrative Assistants in Seattle, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision plans. The vast majority of Senior Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,745 - $67,978
$38K
$54K
$68K
MEDIAN: $54,051
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$19.01 - $29.87
$19
$23
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MEDIAN: $23.23
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,745 - $67,978  
   
Bonus
$2,025  
Profit Sharing
$2,640  
Total Pay (?
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$39,095 - $66,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$19.01 - $29.87  
   
Overtime
$36.71  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$2,025  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,640  
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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$39,095 - $66,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Sr. Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 24 salaries. A Sr. Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Sr. Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Sr. Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Sr. Administrative Assistant Salaries

Project Management
▲16%

Microsoft Word
▲14%

Organizing
▲14%

Administration
▲11%

Purchasing
▲11%

Event Planning
▲10%

▲6%


Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Office Administration
▲4%

National Average
$52,000

Travel Planning
▼5%

Customer Service
▼8%

Office Management
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 7%
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