The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in San Francisco, California is $18.21.
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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
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Skills in Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Customer Relations and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant
An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.94 based on 300 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.97 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.07 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (24.5% less), Houston, Texas (24.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (18.7% less).
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