Average Early-Career Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$17.96
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$1,145
Bonus
$3,754
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Administrative Assistant in Seattle, Washington is $17.96.
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$13.86
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$17.96
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$22.75
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $23
Bonus
$225 - $3,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,754
Total Pay
$29,827 - $51,231

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 $16.29 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.96 based on 167 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.47 based on 127 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 1.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (15.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (13.3% less) and San Diego, California (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 392 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Mid Career
42.6%
Experienced
32.4%
Late Career
17.1%