Administrative Assistant in Longview, Washington Salary

An Administrative Assistant in Longview, Washington earns an average wage of $12.52 per hour.

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Administrative Assistant Tasks

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

About Longview, Washington

Cowlitz County, Washington
36,589
Male:
17,638 (48.2%)
Female:
18,951 (51.8%)
Longview is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. It is the principal city of the "Longview, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area", which encompasses all of Cowlitz County. Longview's population was 36,648 at the time of the 2010 census and it is the largest city in Cowlitz County. The city is located in southwestern Washington, at the junction of the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers. Longview shares a border with Kelso to the east, which is the county seat. The Cowlitz Indian Tribe, a federally recognized tribe of Cowlitz people, is headquartered in Longview. The Long-Bell Lumber Company, led by Robert A. Long, decided in 1918 to buy a great expanse of timberland in Cowlitz County. A total of 14,000 workers were needed to run the two large mills as well as lumber camps that were planned. The number of workers needed was more than a lumber town, or the nearest town, could...
Longview:
$37,827
Washington:
$60,294
$709
Longview:
$167,700
Washington:
$257,200
8.1%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲13%

Microsoft Office
▲13%

Customer Service
▲12%

Data Entry
▲3%

National Average
$26,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 75%