Average Entry-Level Administrative Assistant with Office Administration Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$15.18
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$1,200
Bonus
$2,900
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant with Office Administration skills in San Diego, California is $15.18.
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $20
Bonus
$450 - $2,900
Commission
$0 - $2,900
Total Pay
$27,019 - $43,499
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What Do Administrative Assistants Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistants?

An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.72 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.95 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.61 based on 81 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 Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (18.5% more) and New York, New York (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.7% less) and Houston, Texas (11.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 334 survey responses.
Early Career
43.7%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
24.3%
Late Career
6.9%