£16,745
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£803

Profit Sharing

£1,017

Commission

£800

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is £16,446 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£11,835 - £22,931
£12K
£17K
£23K
MEDIAN: £16,745
10%
50%
90%
£6.76 - £10.41
£6
£8
£10
MEDIAN: £8.02
10%
50%
90%
£0£22K
Salary £11,835 - £22,931
Bonus £0.00 - £2,962
Profit Sharing £1,017
Commission £800
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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£12,300 - £22,891
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,426
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £6.76 - £10.41
Overtime £5.70 - £17.13
Annual Data £0£22K
Bonus £0.00 - £2,962
Commission £800
Profit Sharing £1,017
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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£12,300 - £22,891
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 998

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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Common Career Paths for Administrative Assistant


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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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 ₤16,000 based on 1,129 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 ₤17,000 based on 348 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 263 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 ₤17,000 based on 99 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £16,779

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 Bromsgrove:
"Good but Poor Money."
Pros: Good office environment, easy to get routine.
Cons: Stress Levels, Repetitive Work, Poor Money.

Administrative Assistant in Stamford:
"Hard work- expected to do everything for everybody."
Pros: Talking to parents.
Cons: Stress level.

Administrative Assistant in Northampton:
"Rewarding and Fast paced."
Pros: The team I work with.
Cons: Too much time on the phones.

Administrative Assistant in Dunfermline:
Pros: Office environment and colleagues.
Cons: Stress levels and the management.

Administrative Assistant in Camberley:
"Pay rate."
Pros: EVERYTHING :)
Cons: Not very solid atm.... Office conditions.

Administrative Assistant in Kendal:
"Friendly workplace."
Pros: Everything is good except the salary may be a little low.
Cons: Too friendly and the low salary is.

Administrative Assistant in Deal:
Pros: I like the relaxed atmosphere that they have. The people I work with.
Cons: No direct contact with management. Waiting around for people.

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲2%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
₤17,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries





National Average
₤17,000


▼2%


Office Administration
▼2%

▼3%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼7%

Organizing
▼10%

Payroll Administration
▼10%

Sales
▼13%

Microsoft Outlook
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 76%