Business Administrative Assistant

Business Administrative Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$42,000
$19,000
Min 10%
$42,000
Median 50%
$92,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NetSuite
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
Massachusetts
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a business administrative assistant make?
The national average salary for a Business Administrative Assistant in the U.S. is $42,642 annually or $20.5 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $92,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $19,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Business Administrative Assistants are in Construction companies and Education companies. States with the highest Business Administrative Assistant salaries include Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island. The typical employment for a Business Administrative Assistant is 3.4 years.

Average Business Administrative Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Business Administrative Assistant in the USA is $42,642 annually or $20.5 hourly. Working in Boston, MA as a Business Administrative Assistant will pay you the highest wages at around $83,074 per year. Not only that, Boston, MA also has an average entry-level salary of $22,000. Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island are the states with the highest payscale for Business Administrative Assistants. South Carolina, Mississippi, and Oklahoma have the lowest Business Administrative Assistant salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$83,074
$83,074
2
2
New York, NY
New York, NY
$71,657
$71,657
3
3
Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA
$69,074
$69,074
4
4
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
$50,394
$50,394
5
5
Olympia, WA
Olympia, WA
$49,420
$49,420

Map of Business Administrative Assistant Salaries

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

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Average Business Administrative Assistant Salary By Company

If you are a Business Administrative Assistant, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Business Administrative Assistant jobs are in Construction companies and Construction companies. NetSuite and Sony Corporation of America are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Southern California Edison and Edison International pay their Business Administrative Assistants very well.

Average Business Administrative Assistant Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Business Administrative Assistant works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Education companies pay higher-than-average wages for Business Administrative Assistants. Finance companies pay Business Administrative Assistants an average salary of $48,488, Health Care companies pay $42,787, and Education companys come in at $41,542. The types of companies that pay Business Administrative Assistants the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $39,822.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Finance
Finance
$48,488
$48,488
2
2
Health Care
Health Care
$42,787
$42,787
3
3
Education
Education
$41,542
$41,542
4
4
Technology
Technology
$41,375
$41,375
5
5
Real Estate
Real Estate
$40,045
$40,045

Business Administrative Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Business Administrative Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Administrative Assistant III, Business Department-Frcc
03/06/2020
$43,188
Washington University of St. Louis
Administrative Assistant-Graduate Programs-Olin Business School
02/12/2020
$34,039
Tahoe Truckee Unified School District
Business Administrative Assistant
01/10/2020
$55,243
University of Denver
Business Administrative Assistant
01/08/2020
$31,305
Cadre Services Wisconsin
Business Administrative Assistant
12/31/2019
$31,305
Washington University of St. Louis
Business Administrative Assistant
12/19/2019
$34,039
Laguna Beach Unified
Business Administrative Assistant
10/24/2019
$66,929
Business Administrative Assistant
10/13/2019
$31,305
Business Administrative Assistant
09/27/2019
$38,380
Business Administrative Assistant
09/19/2019
$45,371
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