Administrative Assistant in Bethesda, Maryland Salary

Average Administrative Assistants in Bethesda make around $42K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Administrative Assistants in Bethesda, Md. do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Women make up the vast majority of Bethesda Administrative Assistants (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,577 - $56,432
$31K
$42K
$56K
MEDIAN: $41,637
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$15.21 - $25.82
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20.31
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$0$56K
Salary $30,577 - $56,432
Bonus $2,266
Total Pay (?
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$31,096 - $55,622
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $15.21 - $25.82
Overtime $31.84
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $2,266
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,096 - $55,622
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Administrative Assistant Tasks

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

About Bethesda, Maryland

Montgomery County, Maryland
62,024
Male:
29,261 (47.2%)
Female:
32,763 (52.8%)
Bethesda is a census-designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, located just northwest of the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a local church, the Bethesda Meeting House (1820, rebuilt 1849), which in turn took its name from Jerusalem's Pool of Bethesda. (In Aramaic, ܒܝܬ ܚܣܕܐ beth ḥesda means "House of Mercy" and in Hebrew, בית חסד "beit ḥesed" means "House of Kindness".) The National Institutes of Health main campus and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center are in Bethesda, as are a number of corporate and government headquarters. In 2014 it placed first in Forbes' list of America's most educated small towns and first on Time's list of top earning towns. As an unincorporated area, Bethesda has no official boundaries. The United States Census Bureau defines a census-designated place named Bethesda whose center is located at 38°59′N 77°7′W. The United States Geological Survey has...
Bethesda:
$145,288
Maryland:
$74,149
$1,869
Bethesda:
$821,000
Maryland:
$287,500
2.5%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 19 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲1%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$42,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Typing
▲4%

Scheduling
▲3%

Customer Service
▲3%

Event Planning
▲3%



National Average
$42,000

Phone Support
▼2%

Customer Relations
▼2%

Data Entry
▼5%

Filing
▼8%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Organizing
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 15%