Average Administrative Assistant Salary in Jersey City, New Jersey

$40,369
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$992
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The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Jersey City, New Jersey is $40,369.
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Salary
$30k - $65k
Bonus
$304 - $6k
Total Pay
$26k - $56k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Administrative Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Administrative Assistant
Office Manager
Sr. Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 $35,972 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,688 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,253 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $46,840.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Early Career
33.0%
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
29.9%
Late Career
12.4%