Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Nashville, Tennessee

$15.42
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,010
Bonus
$6,650
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Nashville, Tennessee is $15.42.
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$11.95
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$15.42
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$20.00
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MEDIAN $15.42
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$295 - $3,072
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6,650
Total Pay
$26,434 - $46,129

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies Vanderbilt Medical Center, Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt. Reported salaries are highest at HCA, Inc. where the average pay is $21.61. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Vanderbilt University, earning around $16.17. Vanderbilt pays the lowest at around $16.02. Vanderbilt Medical Center also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.16.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Administrative Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
Sr. Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 $14.41 based on 59 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.09 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.61 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.92 based on 110 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (16.7% more) and New York, New York (13.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 503 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.7%
Early Career
36.0%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
10.3%