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The average hourly pay for a Sr. Administrative Assistant is $21.79.
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $30
$496 - $5,870
Profit Sharing
$509 - $5,575
$308 - $9,826
Total Pay
$34,706 - $67,989
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What Do Sr. Administrative Assistants Do?

Sr. Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Provide administrative support to one or more executives.
  • Manage executive calendars with attention to detail, accuracy, and appropriate time allocation.
  • Host and facilitate activities such as cross-team meetings, social gatherings, and conferences.
  • Perform general administrative activities such as greeting visitors, screening and directing phone calls, and escorting visitors.

Job Satisfaction for Sr. Administrative Assistant

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Sr. Administrative Assistant are from the companies KPMG, LLP, Brigham and Women's Hospital and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $30.46. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include KPMG, LLP and University of Michigan (U-M), earning around $29.77 and $22.17, respectively. Midwestern University pays the lowest at around $18.81. Edward Jones and Brigham and Women's Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.81 and $20.90, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sr. Administrative Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Administrative Assistants?

An entry-level Sr. Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.29 based on 31 salaries. An early career Sr. Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.75 based on 767 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.74 based on 872 salaries. An experienced Sr. Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.35 based on 1,529 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Sr. Administrative Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (15.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

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