Average Administrative Assistant Salary in New York, New York

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The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in New York, New York is $45,043.
MEDIAN $45,043
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$32k - $63k
$497 - $9k
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$979 - $6k
$0 - $3k
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$30k - $62k

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies Mount Sinai Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Reported salaries are highest at Blackrock, Inc. where the average pay is $70,842. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, earning around $53,625 and $51,259, respectively. Weill Cornell Medical College pays the lowest at around $44,227. Mount Sinai Hospital and New York Presbyterian Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,635 and $47,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
Office Manager
Sr. Administrative Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Microsoft Office and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Data Entry 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 $39,069 based on 140 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,246 based on 1,148 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,504 based on 550 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,590 based on 532 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,598.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.3% less) and Houston, Texas (8.6% less).

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