Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Des Moines, Iowa

$15.76
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$800
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Des Moines, Iowa is $15.76.
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$11.84
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$15.76
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$19.37
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MEDIAN $15.76
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Bonus
$409 - $4,894
Total Pay
$26,405 - $45,030

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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.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 $15.36 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.86 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.63 based on 34 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.1% more) and New York, New York (10.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 129 survey responses.
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
26.4%
Late Career
16.3%