The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is $13,774 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$6,752 - $38,314
$7K
$14K
$38K
MEDIAN: $13,774
10%
50%
90%
$2.71 - $27.01
$2
$4
$27
MEDIAN: $4.22
10%
50%
90%
$0$55K
Salary $6,752 - $38,314
Bonus $1.27 - $3,210
Commission $1,066
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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$6,764 - $55,129
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $2.71 - $27.01
Overtime $11.60
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $1.27 - $3,210
Commission $1,066
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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$6,764 - $55,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Administrative Assistant Tasks

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $13,739

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?

Administrative Assistant in Jamaica:
"Flexible."
Pros: Most times it is very productive and others overwhelming. Love the experience that it offers and most of my staff are very easy to work with. It offers me the opportunity to travel and see new places.
Cons: The work load that is being taken on does not match up with the salary given.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$14,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 35%