Senior Administrative Assistants in Seattle, Wash. tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $51K annually, but may range from $40K to $65K per year. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Senior Administrative Assistants in Seattle are female. For the most part, Seattle Senior Administrative Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,335 - $64,834
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$51K
$65K
MEDIAN: $50,969
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$19.21 - $30.15
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MEDIAN: $23.31
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$39,335 - $64,834  
   
Bonus
$2,025  
Profit Sharing
$2,640  
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$40,254 - $64,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Hourly Rate
$19.21 - $30.15  
   
Overtime
$35.22  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,025  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,640  
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$40,254 - $64,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Administrative Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Administrative Assistants in Seattle do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $46K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $51K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Seattle Senior Administrative Assistants make a median salary of $55K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $58K on average.

Key Stats for Sr. Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
037
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Sr. Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%


Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Sr. Administrative Assistant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Event Planning
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Organizing
up arrow 14%

Administration
up arrow 11%

Purchasing
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Office Administration
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 7%

Travel Planning
up arrow 3%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Office Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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