Average Experienced Administrative Assistant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$52,264
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$2,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia is $52,264.
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$38k
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$52k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $52,264
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Salary
$38k - $84k
Bonus
$2k - $10k
Total Pay
$34k - $76k

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

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 $38,683 based on 52 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,665 based on 384 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,601 based on 165 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,569.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.2% less), Dallas, Texas (17.3% less) and San Diego, California (16.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 668 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
57.5%
Mid Career
24.7%
Late Career
10.0%