Average Early-Career Administrative Assistant Salary in Newark, New Jersey

$39,695
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The average salary for an Early-Career Administrative Assistant in Newark, New Jersey is $39,695.
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$30k - $57k
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$25k - $55k

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Administrative Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
Office Manager
Sr. Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 $32,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,204 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,635 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,159.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (5.6% more) and New York, New York (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.8% less), Houston, Texas (3.5% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
37.8%
Late Career
29.3%