Office Assistant in Phoenix, Arizona Salary

An Office Assistant in Phoenix, Arizona earns an average wage of $12.08 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Phone Support is associated with high pay for this job.

$10.47 - $16.25
$10
$13
$16
MEDIAN: $13.35
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Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $10.47 - $16.25
Overtime $18.12
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $250.00
Total Pay (?
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$22,295 - $36,898
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Office Assistant

As the title implies, an office assistant assists in an office. The assistant will handle incoming phone calls and messages and will perform filing duties. The office assistant may be called upon to assist in typing memos and letters and transcribing hand-written notes as well, and most employers will require some degree of typing proficiency for this job.

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Office Assistant Tasks

  • Answer phones, direct calls and take messages.
  • Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing and database systems.
  • Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.

About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Office Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$27,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Phone Support
▲6%

National Average
$27,000

Scheduling
▼5%

Office Administration
▼5%

Billing
▼5%

Customer Service
▼6%

Data Entry
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 31%