An Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of $11.00 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$14,148 - $36,174
$14K
$25K
$36K
MEDIAN: $25,025
10%
50%
90%
$7.62 - $15.52
$7
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%
$0$36K
Salary $14,148 - $36,174
Bonus $585 - $2,936
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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$16,143 - $34,890
  • Country: Puerto Rico
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $7.62 - $15.52
Hourly Tips $1.94
Overtime $11.63 - $28.78
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $585 - $2,936
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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$16,143 - $34,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An 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 $25,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 22 salaries. An 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 $27,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $24,557

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$25,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$25,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 37%