Average Administrative Assistant Salary in Newark, New Jersey

$43,495
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$1,525
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The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Newark, New Jersey is $43,495.
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Salary
$31k - $60k
Bonus
$491 - $3k
Total Pay
$27k - $59k

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

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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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 15 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,695 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,204 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,020 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,580.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less) and Houston, Texas (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 154 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
23.4%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
29.9%
Late Career
15.6%