Finance/Administrative Assistant

Finance/Administrative Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$36,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$36,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Union Bank
Highest Paying City
Tacoma, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a finance/administrative assistant make?
Finance/Administrative Assistants in America make an average salary of $36,154 per year or $17.38 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $58,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $22,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Finance/Administrative Assistants are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. Washington, California, District of Columbia, Oregon, and Wyoming have the highest paying Finance/Administrative Assistant jobs. The typical tenure for a Finance/Administrative Assistant is 3.1 years.

Average Finance/Administrative Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Finance/Administrative Assistant in the United States is $36,154 per year or $17.38 per hour. Tacoma, WA reports the highest annual salary for Finance/Administrative Assistants at 47,110. Not only that, Tacoma, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $29,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Finance/Administrative Assistant salaries are Washington, California, District of Columbia, Oregon, and Wyoming. Oklahoma, Ohio, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Indiana are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Tacoma, WA
$47,110
2
Portland, OR
$45,680
3
Los Angeles, CA
$42,357
4
Las Vegas, NV
$41,299
5
Rochester, MN
$40,958

Average Finance/Administrative Assistant Salary By Company

There is good job security in Finance/Administrative Assistant positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Union Bank and Houlihan Lokey are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like University of Oklahoma and Rehmann pay their Finance/Administrative Assistants very well.

Average Finance/Administrative Assistant Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Finance/Administrative Assistant works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Finance companies, Construction companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Finance/Administrative Assistants. Salaries for Finance/Administrative Assistants in Finance companies average $38,421 annually, while Construction companies and Hospitality companies pay $37,774 and $37,006, respectively. At $32,165, the average salary for Finance/Administrative Assistants in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$38,421
2
Construction
$37,774
3
Hospitality
$37,006
4
Manufacturing
$36,455
5
Technology
$35,322

Recently Added Finance/Administrative Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Affinity
Finance/Administrative Assistant
01/31/2020
$35,000
Kelly Services
Finance/Administrative Assistant
01/22/2020
$33,392
Randstad
Finance/Administrative Assistant
01/21/2020
$43,000
Mercy Corps
Finance/Administrative Assistant
01/21/2020
$38,000
Kelly Services
Finance/Administrative Assistant
01/02/2020
$45,392
Affinity Search
Finance/Administrative Assistant
12/31/2019
$35,000
The Kemtah Group
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12/29/2019
$43,827
Belcan
Finance/Administrative Assistant
12/27/2019
$43,827
Tristarr
Finance/Administrative Assistant
12/26/2019
$31,305
Robert Half
Finance/Administrative Assistant
12/20/2019
$55,000
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