The average salary for an Office Assistant is £17,646.
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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. Additionally, the office assistant typically helps to keep the work areas of the office organized and tidy. The assistant also may be calle…Read more
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Popular Skills for Office Assistant
Skills in Microsoft Office and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing, Customer Service and Office Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistant
An entry-level Office Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £17,294 based on 149 salaries. An early career Office Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,426 based on 220 salaries. A mid-career Office Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,594 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Office Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,737 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £20,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Office Assistant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (37.7% less), Milton Keynes, England: Buckinghamshire (12.2% less) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (11.4% less).
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