Average Entry-Level Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$15.18
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$1,200
Bonus
$2,900
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in San Diego, California is $15.18.
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$11.61
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$15.18
90%
$19.78
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$300 - $1,500
Commission
$0 - $2,900
Total Pay
$24,292 - $41,918
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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 $16.45 based on 282 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.99 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.90 based on 150 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (14.7% more) and New York, New York (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.6% less), Houston, Texas (8.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 640 survey responses.
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
23.4%
Late Career
7.8%