Administrative Support Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$32,000
$18,000
$32,000
$55,000
The average administrative support makes about $32,506 per year. That's $15.63 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $18,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $56,000. Many of administrative supports seem to be drawn to professional and technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case administrative supports tend to work at health care, technology, and manufacturing companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland pay administrative supports the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
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$46,537
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Map of Administrative Support Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Administrative Supports earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Administrative Support Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for administrative supports. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Hawaii, Georgia, and Mississippi.

Average Administrative Support Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Goldman Sachs and IBM as they offer the highest salaries for administrative supports.

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Average Administrative Support Pay By Industry

The salary for an administrative support can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for administrative supports tend to be found in health care, technology, and manufacturing companies. In fact, administrative supports can make a yearly salary of $35,847 while working for health care companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$35,847
$36k
Technology
Technology
$34,269
$34k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$32,541
$33k
Finance
Finance
$32,541
$33k
Professional
Professional
$31,092
$31k
Retail
Retail
$30,748
$31k

Administrative Support Salary History

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Administrative Support Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an administrative support can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Administrative Support Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
DHS-Administrative Support
DHS-Administrative Support
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$20,845
$20,845
07/30/2020
DHS-Administrative Support
DHS-Administrative Support
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$20,844
$20,844
07/28/2020
Admin/Sales Support
Admin/Sales Support
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/28/2020
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.
Administrator, Facilities Support
Administrator, Facilities Support
Administrator, Facilities Support
07/15/2020
07/15/2020
$61,502
$61,502
07/15/2020
Administrative Support
Administrative Support
07/14/2020
07/14/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/14/2020
Administrative Support AST II
Administrative Support AST II
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$35,479
$35,479
07/10/2020
Administrative Support
Administrative Support
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/10/2020
Administrative Support-Maintenance
Administrative Support-Maintenance
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$30,262
$30,262
07/08/2020
Administrative Support II
Administrative Support II
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$37,566
$37,566
07/07/2020
Administrative Support
Administrative Support
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/07/2020