Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Administrative Assistant is $58,364
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 $43,709 based on 28 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,763 based on 238 …Read more
What Do Administrative Assistants Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.