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Average Administrative Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

£18,027
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£968
Bonus
£610
Commission
£900
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in United Kingdom is £18,027.
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£13k
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£18k
90%
£25k
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£13k - £25k
Bonus
£195 - £3k
Profit Sharing
£204 - £1k
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£301 - £2k
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£14k - £24k
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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 The National Health Service (NHS) where the average pay is £17,473. Leeds City Council pays the lowest at around £17,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration, Customer Service, Data Entry and Office Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistants?

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 £17,384 based on 240 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,908 based on 1,731 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £18,300 based on 477 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £18,986 based on 432 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £19,016.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 19.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (8.4% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (5.1% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,144 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
55.1%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
13.7%
Late Career
8.4%

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