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Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$16.45
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,519
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$2,250
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas is $16.45.
10%
$12.16
MEDIAN
$16.45
90%
$23.08
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$349 - $5,004
Profit Sharing
$972 - $4,069
Commission
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$27,359 - $53,456
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What Do Administrative Assistants Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies ExxonMobil Corporation, Texas Children's Hospital and Wood Group. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Children's Hospital where the average pay is $26.11. ExxonMobil Corporation pays the lowest at around $20.00.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistants?

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 $14.21 based on 39 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.40 based on 358 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.36 based on 245 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.07 based on 265 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.3% more) and New York, New York (12.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,070 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
33.5%
Mid Career
22.9%
Experienced
24.8%
Late Career
15.2%