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Average Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay

$18.09
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,241
Bonus
$2,750
Commission
$1,600
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant is $18.09.
10%
$12.38
MEDIAN
$18.09
90%
$25.96
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Bonus
$306 - $4,945
Profit Sharing
$225 - $8,875
Commission
$983 - $4,212
Total Pay
$28,282 - $63,035
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What Do Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

4.1 out of 5
(539)
Highly Satisfied
52Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant are from the companies Sentara Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and Texas Children's Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Children's Hospital where the average pay is $28.94. Sentara Healthcare pays the lowest at around $19.83.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants?

An entry-level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.44 based on 53 salaries. An early career Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.18 based on 555 salaries. A mid-career Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.68 based on 425 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.66 based on 660 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.8% more) and Houston, Texas (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,338 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
23.7%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
28.2%
Late Career
27.6%