Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

Pay for Administrative Assistants in Houston sits in the ballpark of $16.20 per hour. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Administrative Assistants in Houston, Texas enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$28,338 - $54,649
$28K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,435
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$11.95 - $22.74
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MEDIAN: $16.16
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$0$54K
Salary $28,338 - $54,649
Bonus $483.55 - $5,476
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $2,018
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,205 - $52,347
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 288
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.95 - $22.74
Overtime $18.23 - $34.39
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $483.55 - $5,476
Commission $2,018
Profit Sharing $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,205 - $52,347
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 357

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center offers the most; Houston Administrative Assistants earn $43K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 371 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 249 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 183 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 85 salaries.

Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Houston?

Administrative Assistant in Houston:
"Cost of Living."
Pros: There is opportunity to use transferable skills in the city of Houston. The city is so large and diverse.
Cons: Traffic is a challenge in Houston.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Office Administration
▼3%

Scheduling
▼3%

Accounts Payable
▼3%


▼5%


▼6%



▼6%

▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 31%