Average Mid-Career Administrative Assistant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$47,601
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$2,350
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia is $47,601.
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$35k
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$48k
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$66k
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MEDIAN $47,601
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Salary
$35k - $66k
Bonus
$302 - $13k
Total Pay
$31k - $65k

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Career Paths

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

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 $38,683 based on 52 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,665 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,264 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,569.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 0.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (22.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (13.7% less) and San Diego, California (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 641 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
59.9%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
10.5%