Average Entry-Level Administrative Assistant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$39,224
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$1,200
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia is $39,224.
10%
$32k
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$39k
90%
$49k
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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Organizing, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning and Customer Relations.

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 $41,084 based on 374 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,125 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,571 based on 125 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,822.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 2.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.7% less) and San Diego, California (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 700 survey responses.
Early Career
53.4%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
8.4%