ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$53,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does an administrative assistant make?
Administrative Assistants in America make an average salary of $34,314 per year or $16.5 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $53,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Administrative Assistant salaries are Delaware, Montana, South Dakota, Washington, and Iowa. The typical tenure for an Administrative Assistant is 3.2 years.

Average Administrative Assistant Salary By Company

Administrative Assistants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Facebook and Cisco Systems are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like BB&T and CentiMark report highly competitive salaries for Administrative Assistants.

Average Administrative Assistant Salary By Location

Across America, Administrative Assistants make on average $34,314 annually or $16.5 hourly. Seattle, WA reports the highest annual salary for Administrative Assistants at 35,413. Not only that, Seattle, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $27,000. Delaware, Montana, South Dakota, Washington, and Iowa are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Massachusetts, Kentucky, Tennessee, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$35,413
2
Philadelphia, PA
$35,357
3
Madison, WI
$35,330
4
Des Moines, IA
$35,016
5
Baltimore, MD
$34,940

Average Administrative Assistant Salary By Industry

Administrative Assistant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Administrative Assistants. Salaries for Administrative Assistants in Manufacturing companies average $35,835 annually, while Professional companies and Hospitality companies pay $34,735 and $34,665, respectively. At $33,653, the average salary for Administrative Assistants in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$35,835
2
Professional
$34,735
3
Hospitality
$34,665
4
Finance
$33,758
5
Retail
$33,676

RECENTLY ADDED Administrative Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Procapitex Group
Administrative Assistant
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$41,740
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Administrative Assistant
Norfolk, VA
10/31/2019
$37,566
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Administrative Assistant
10/31/2019
$37,566
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Administrative Assistant
10/31/2019
$37,566
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Administrative Assistant
10/31/2019
$37,566
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Administrative Assistant
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$37,566
The Ridge Resorts
Administrative Assistant
10/31/2019
$31,305
Hayeloinc
Administrative Assistant
10/31/2019
$20,870
Work From Home Jobs
Administrative Assistant
10/31/2019
$37,566
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10/31/2019
$37,566
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