Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Administrative Assistant make in Boston, MA Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$71,287 / yrTotal Pay
$40,064 / yrBase Pay
$31,223 / yrAdditional Pay

$71,287

 / yr
$32K$656K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Administrative Assistant is $71,287 per year in the Boston, MA Area area, with an average salary of $40,064 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 $31,223 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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What are some related job titles for Administrative Assistant?

Some related job titles are Admin Assistant Salaries with median pay of $58,658, Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salaries with median pay of $65,906, Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $53,902, Administrative Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $79,545.

What are total pay estimates for an Administrative Assistant at different companies in Boston, MA Area?

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Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.9
Administrative Assistant

87 salaries

1,473 open jobs

$4,301

 / mo
Northeastern University
4.3
Administrative Assistant

68 salaries

932 open jobs

$51,984

 / yr
Boston University
4.3
Administrative Assistant

49 salaries

606 open jobs

$4,338

 / mo
Wellington Management
4.3
Administrative Assistant

42 salaries

249 open jobs

$53,693

 / yr
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
3.8
Administrative Assistant

42 salaries

1,613 open jobs

$4,732

 / mo
Boston Children's Hospital
4.0
Administrative Assistant

29 salaries

865 open jobs

$3,966

 / mo
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
4.0
Administrative Assistant

27 salaries

656 open jobs

$52,993

 / yr

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Massachusetts General Hospital
4.0
Administrative Assistant

24 salaries

1,538 open jobs

$4,728

 / mo
Boston College
4.3
Administrative Assistant

18 salaries

131 open jobs

$52,729

 / yr
Mass General Brigham
3.9
Administrative Assistant

17 salaries

440 open jobs

$56,185

 / yr
Fragomen
3.6
Administrative Assistant

16 salaries

194 open jobs

$56,530

 / yr
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
3.7
Administrative Assistant

16 salaries

120 open jobs

$52,653

 / yr
Simmons University
3.5
Administrative Assistant

15 salaries

81 open jobs

$51,044

 / yr
Suffolk University
4.1
Administrative Assistant

14 salaries

44 open jobs

$49,616

 / yr
MIT
4.4
Administrative Assistant

13 salaries

583 open jobs

$4,547

 / mo
Cambridge Associates, LLC
3.7
Administrative Assistant

12 salaries

24 open jobs

$56,754

 / yr
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
3.6
Administrative Assistant

12 salaries

162 open jobs

$4,805

 / mo
Boston Properties
4.0
Administrative Assistant

12 salaries

79 open jobs

$53,199

 / yr
Emerson College
4.0
Administrative Assistant

11 salaries

56 open jobs

$4,222

 / mo

$54,280

 / yr
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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.

Recent administrative assistant Salaries in Boston, MA

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Adminstrative Assistant

Boston, MA

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

 | 10-14 years

$62,500

/yr

$60K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Administrative Coordinator

Boston, MA

 | 1-3 years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

 | 1-3 years

$30,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

 | <1 year

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

 | 4-6 years

$74,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Administrative Assistant pay FAQ in Boston, MA Area

The average salary for an Administrative Assistant is $40,064 per year in Boston, MA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 50860 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Administrative Assistant employees in Boston, MA Area.

The highest salary for an Administrative Assistant in Boston, MA Area is $53,274 per year.

The lowest salary for an Administrative Assistant in Boston, MA Area is $30,130 per year.

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