Average Entry-Level Administrative Assistant Salary in New York, New York

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in New York, New York is $39,515.
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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 Office Administration and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Entry and Microsoft Office.

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 $41,549 based on 1,140 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,231 based on 532 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,030 based on 512 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,405.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 0.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.8% less), Houston, Texas (11.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.8% less).

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