Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Administrative Assistant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$41,206 / yrTotal Pay
$39,344 / yrBase Pay
$1,862 / yrAdditional Pay

$41,206

 / yr
$31K$55K
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The estimated total pay for a Administrative Assistant is $41,206 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $39,344 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $1,862 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

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$41,206 /yr
Administrative Assistant
$56,343 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Administrative Assistant

Some related job titles are Admin Assistant Salaries with median pay of $38,248, Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salaries with median pay of $45,741, Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $34,543, Administrative Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $46,680.

Top Paying Companies

For an Administrative Assistant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Administrative Assistant in United States. Employers include Workday, VMware and Google.

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Workday
$77,284/yr
6
Yahoo
$71,974/yr
9
Twitter
$70,294/yr

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Administrative AssistantSee 373 salaries from all locations

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What is the pay outlook for Administrative?

Administrative jobs offer increased opportunities for remote-work, particularly for job-seekers with more than a high school degree and technical skills such as experience in word processing and spreadsheet programs. Job responsibilities include scheduling, report-building and data entry. Administrative jobs are found in every industry and most offer on-the-job training. Salaries are experiencing below average growth due to automation and software.

A Administrative assistant salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Administrative assistant in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $30,082 to $66,107 per year, based on 7 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Administrative assistant in US can make a salary range of $35,437 to $76,651 with at least 5 years of experience, based on 7 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Administrative assistant gets the highest compensation are Splunk, Inc., Apple Inc. and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. Bigger companies typically pay 6.44% more than smaller companies for a Administrative assistant.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Clerical Assistant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$21

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Administrator

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$68,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
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Office Technician (Typing)

United States of America

 | <1 year

$35,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Office Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$12

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

United States of America

 | <1 year

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday

Administrative Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Administrative Assistant is $39,344 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Administrative Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 111121 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Administrative Assistant employees.

The highest salary for an Administrative Assistant in United States is $51,283 per year.

The lowest salary for an Administrative Assistant in United States is $30,184 per year.

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