Average Administrative Assistant Salary in Paramus, New Jersey

$38,364
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$2,300
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The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Paramus, New Jersey is $38,364.
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MEDIAN $38,364
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Salary
$30k - $68k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$28k - $62k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Office Administration and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office 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 $35,780 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,849 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,750 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,000.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
32.4%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
21.6%