Average Entry-Level Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Newark, New Jersey

$14.32
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in Newark, New Jersey is $14.32.
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$10.07
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$14.32
50%
$17.00
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90%
MEDIAN $14.32
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Total Pay
$24,201 - $37,096

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Career Paths

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Administrative Assistant
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.83 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.32 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.98 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (18.7% more) and New York, New York (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.7% less) and Houston, Texas (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Early Career
29.6%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
28.7%
Late Career
22.2%