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Average Experienced Administrative Assistant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$53,571
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$2,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia is $53,571.
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$40k
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$54k
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$84k
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What Do Administrative Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

Skills in Office Administration, Microsoft Office, Scheduling, Customer Service and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistants?

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 $39,224 based on 43 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,605 based on 335 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,256 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,620.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (26.0% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17.1% less) and San Diego, California (16.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 559 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
59.9%
Mid Career
22.9%
Late Career
9.5%