$35,577
Avg. Salary
$14.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$999

Bonus

$1,288

Profit Sharing

$1,999

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is $14.57 per hour.

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is $35,577 per year.

$10.69
10%
$14.57
50%
$19.37
90%
MEDIAN $14.57
$25k
10%
$36k
50%
$49k
90%
MEDIAN $35,577
$25,342 - $49,138
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$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $35,577
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50%
90%

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$10.69 - $19.37
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$0$49K
Salary $25,342 - $49,138
Bonus $202 - $4,091
Profit Sharing $200 - $4,241
Commission $203 - $10,416
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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$23,181 - $44,136
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11,606
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.69 - $19.37
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $4.31
Overtime $15.80 - $30.43
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $202 - $4,091
Commission $203 - $10,416
Profit Sharing $200 - $4,241
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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$23,181 - $44,136
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 27,493

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant


DaVita Inc., Macy's, Inc., Keller Williams Realty, Inc., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and State Farm Insurance Company are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Administrative Assistants. Although the highest salaries can be found at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where median pay is $41K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $33K and $45K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include University of Washington (UW), United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where Entry-Level Administrative Assistants typically earn around $38K, $37K, or $36K, respectively.

With a median salary of $23K, Macy's, Inc. provides Entry-Level Administrative Assistants with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $35K, limiting employee salary growth. Employees at Goodwill Industries, Farmers Insurance Group, and Keller Williams Realty, Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $25K.

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,737

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Administrative Assistants will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 37 percent. Entry-Level Administrative Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+25 percent), Washington (+22 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Seattle (+17 percent). Orlando ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7272 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


National Average
$32,000

▼1%

Office Administration
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Organizing
▼2%

Accounts Payable
▼2%




▼5%



▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7272 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 35%