Administrative Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

An Administrative Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $44,346 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,400 - $63,616
$41K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,937
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$10.14 - $24.66
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$0$63K
Salary $41,400 - $63,616
Bonus $2,500
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 - $56,925
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $24.66
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $2,500
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 - $56,925
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Administrative Specialist

The administrative specialist for a department performs a variety of administrative and support functions necessary for the smooth operation of the department. They perform administrative and bookkeeping tasks, aid clients and staff in preparing forms and reports, and transfer information into a digital format as necessary. (Afterward, the digital information is often entered into the department database, and the administrative specialist is in charge of maintaining the records and the database.) Additionally, the administrative specialist schedules events and appointments for the department. To facilitate these appointments and events, the specialist contacts clients and vendors on a regular basis to coordinate activities, meetings, and calls.

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Administrative Specialist Tasks

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Administrative Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Administrative Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries. An Administrative Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Administrative Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Administrative Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲15%

Customer Relations
▲5%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Administration
▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Scheduling
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 22%