The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant with Scheduling skills is $15.64.
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$12 - $22
$247 - $4,947
$389 - $4,718
$15 - $10,067
$25,033 - $51,586
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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 assigne…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies DaVita Inc., Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and Mount Sinai Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $22.53. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mount Sinai Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, earning around $21.22 and $21.19, respectively. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. pays the lowest at around $15.03. DaVita Inc. and ExxonMobil Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.45 and $16.75, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Customer Service, Microsoft Office and Office Administration.
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 $13.96 based on 466 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.87 based on 5,837 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.13 based on 3,400 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.18 based on 3,597 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (23.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (19.3% more).
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