The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant with Microsoft Office skills is $15.67.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies DaVita Inc., Kaiser Permanente and ExxonMobil Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $23.78. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ExxonMobil Corporation and DaVita Inc., earning around $18.17 and $16.50, respectively. Keller Williams Realty, Inc. pays the lowest at around $13.23. Coldwell Banker and Century 21 also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.40 and $14.44, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant
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Skills in Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Customer Service 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 $14.12 based on 838 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.94 based on 8,926 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.91 based on 5,394 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.88 based on 6,338 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
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Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (11.9% more).
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