Average Office Assistant Hourly Pay

$13.65
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$612
Bonus
$1,800
Commission
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for an Office Assistant is $13.65.
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$10.01
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$13.65
90%
$18.30
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Bonus
$102 - $3,016
Profit Sharing
$101 - $5,106
Commission
$298 - $6,040
Total Pay
$21,063 - $41,093
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What Do Office Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Office Assistant

3.7 out of 5
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127Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Office Assistant are from the companies Food Lion, Westat, Inc. and LHC Group, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at USC University Hospital where the average pay is $16.60. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include LHC Group, Inc. and Wellspan Health, earning around $16.25 and $15.00, respectively. Food Lion pays the lowest at around $9.01. Food Lion, LLC and Westat, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.29 and $13.26, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Office Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistants?

An entry-level Office Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.40 based on 412 salaries. An early career Office Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.20 based on 3,456 salaries. A mid-career Office Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.25 based on 1,368 salaries. An experienced Office Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.79 based on 1,112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Office Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (15.6% more) and New York, New York (12.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,957 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
49.7%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
8.8%