The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in United Kingdom is £17,677.
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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 assigne…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies The National Health Service (NHS), Leeds City Council and Leeds City Council. Reported salaries are highest at Leeds City Council where the average pay is £19,000. The National Health Service (NHS) pays the lowest at around £16,785.
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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant
Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Data Entry, Administration and Office Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant
An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £16,938 based on 267 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,625 based on 1,963 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,956 based on 517 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £18,387 based on 493 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £18,402.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (5.6% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (4.5% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (4.4% less).
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