Administrative Professional

Administrative Professional Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$42,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$42,000
Median 50%
$74,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
AT&T
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does an administrative professional make?
Administrative Professionals in the US make on average $42,216 annually or $20.3 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 51,000. The top 10 percent earn over $74,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $23,000 annually. Professional companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Administrative Professional salaries are District of Columbia, Connecticut, Maryland, California, and New Jersey. The typical employment in the position spans 3.9 years.

Average Administrative Professional Salary By Company

There is good job security in Administrative Professional positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Administrative Professional jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. AT&T and Union Bank are the best paying companies for Administrative Professionals. In addition, companies like IBM and AlixPartners report highly competitive salaries for Administrative Professionals.

Average Administrative Professional Salary By Location

As an Administrative Professional in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $42,216 per year or $20.3 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as an Administrative Professional will pay you the highest wages at around $60,966 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Administrative Professionals is $33,000. Some of the states with the best Administrative Professional salaries are District of Columbia, Connecticut, Maryland, California, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware. New Hampshire, Arkansas, South Dakota, Idaho, and Maine are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$60,966
2
El Paso de Robles, CA
$53,199
3
Bethesda, MD
$51,159
4
New York, NY
$50,536
5
Arlington, VA
$49,715

Average Administrative Professional Pay By Industry

Wages for Administrative Professionals can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Non Profits companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Administrative Professionals. Health Care companies pay their Administrative Professionals the highest wages, averaging $45,700 per year. Non Profits companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $44,466 and $43,695, respectively. At $33,232, the average salary for Administrative Professionals in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$45,700
2
Non Profits
$44,466
3
Professional
$43,695
4
Manufacturing
$41,885
5
Hospitality
$33,232

Recently Added Administrative Professional Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.
Administrative Professional
01/30/2020
$31,305
Vinfen
Administrative Professional
01/29/2020
$73,045
Randstad
Administrative Professional
01/25/2020
$31,305
Robert Half
Administrative Professional
01/24/2020
$29,218
Kelly Services
Administrative Professional
01/20/2020
$37,566
American Red Cross
Administrative Professional
12/29/2019
$35,479
Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.
Administrative Professional
12/10/2019
$31,305
Washington University of St. Louis
Administrative Professional
11/25/2019
$44,203
Randstad
Administrative Professional
11/22/2019
$25,044
Adecco Staffing
Administrative Professional
11/19/2019
$36,689
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