£16,741
Avg. Salary
£7.67
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Office Assistant is £7.67 per hour.

The average pay for an Office Assistant is £16,741 per year.

£6.17
10%
£7.67
50%
£9.29
90%
MEDIAN £7.67
£12k
10%
£17k
50%
£23k
90%
MEDIAN £16,741
£11,923 - £23,059
£12K
£17K
£23K
MEDIAN: £16,741
10%
50%
90%
£6.17 - £9.29
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MEDIAN: £7.67
10%
50%
90%
£0£23K
Salary £11,923 - £23,059
Bonus £203 - £2,959
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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£12,155 - £22,051
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 263
Hourly Data £0£11
Hourly Rate £6.17 - £9.29
Overtime £8.79
Annual Data £0£22K
Bonus £203 - £2,959
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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£12,155 - £22,051
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

Job Description for Office Assistant

As the title implies, an office assistant assists in an office. The assistant will handle incoming phone calls and messages and will perform filing duties. The office assistant may be called upon to assist in typing memos and letters and transcribing hand-written notes as well, and most employers will require some degree of typing proficiency for this job.

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Office Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 159 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Office Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 18 salaries. An Office Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

11%

National Average: £16,405

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

Office Assistant Reviews

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

Office Assistant in Watford:
"Tough."
Pros: You can actually see at hand the work you've completed.
Cons: It's a lot of manual labour, such as being on your feet all the time photocopying, filing etc.

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Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Mid-Career
▲10%

▲6%

National Average
₤16,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲9%

National Average
₤16,000



Data Entry
▼7%

Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 84%