Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$16.12
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,529
Bonus
$4,000
Commission
$1,300
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas is $16.12.
10%
$11.71
10%
$16.12
50%
$22.60
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90%
MEDIAN $16.12
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$397 - $5,078
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,000
Commission
$1,518 - $7,500
Total Pay
$25,793 - $52,732

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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 M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, ExxonMobil Corporation and Texas Children's Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Children's Hospital where the average pay is $25.66. ExxonMobil Corporation pays the lowest at around $18.00.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Office Administration, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and 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 $13.80 based on 181 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.10 based on 548 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.53 based on 436 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.52 based on 372 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,709 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.6%
Early Career
32.1%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
10.1%