Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$17.33
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,313
Bonus
$2,323
Commission
$600
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Los Angeles, California is $17.33.
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$12.79
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$17.33
90%
$24.22
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$294 - $5,015
Profit Sharing
$504 - $1,373
Commission
$0 - $2,323
Total Pay
$27,468 - $54,207

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies University of Southern California (USC), UCLA Medical Center and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Reported salaries are highest at UCLA Medical Center where the average pay is $22.30. University of Southern California (USC) pays the lowest at around $20.16.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Data Entry, 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 $15.13 based on 43 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.34 based on 599 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.19 based on 255 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.43 based on 226 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 6.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (4.5% more) and New York, New York (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% less), Houston, Texas (6.6% less) and San Diego, California (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,227 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
48.8%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
8.5%