How much does a Office Assistant make?

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$33,542 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,801 salaries

$24K

Low

$34K

Average

$47K

High

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The national average salary for a Office Assistant is $33,542 in United States. Filter by location to see Office Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,801 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Office Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Administrative Assistant$41,041 /yr
L3
Senior Administrative Assistant$55,870 /yr
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CarMax
3.7

CarMax

Office Assistant

$31,491

 /yr
Range: $18K - $50K
429 salaries
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$18K

$50K

$17,978 - $50,132 Range

Food Lion
3.3

Food Lion

Office Assistant - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $14

$8

$14

$8 - $14 Range

Rooms To Go
3.7

Rooms To Go

Office Assistant - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Office Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

Boston University
4.2

Boston University

Office Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17

$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

The Ohio State University
4.3

The Ohio State University

Office Assistant - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $13

$8

$13

$8 - $13 Range

Bob's Discount Furniture
3.9

Bob's Discount Furniture

Office Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

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Arizona State University
4.3

Arizona State University

Office Assistant - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Office Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

Food Lion
3.3

Food Lion

Office Assistant - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $15

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

University of Washington
4.3

University of Washington

Office Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

Sears
3.2

Sears

Office Assistant

$20,576

 /yr
Range: $17K - $28K

$17K

$28K

$17,361 - $28,468 Range

Helzberg Diamonds
3.8

Helzberg Diamonds

Office Assistant

$29,123

 /yr
Range: $22K - $34K

$22K

$34K

$22,003 - $33,857 Range

County of San Diego
4.1

County of San Diego

Office Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

University of Minnesota
4.4

University of Minnesota

Office Assistant - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $13

$9

$13

$9 - $13 Range

County of Riverside
3.9

County of Riverside

Office Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

State of Washington
3.6

State of Washington

Office Assistant

$28,722

 /yr
Range: $26K - $40K

$26K

$40K

$25,965 - $39,818 Range

State of Illinois
3.6

State of Illinois

Office Assistant

$34,857

 /yr
Range: $32K - $46K

$32K

$46K

$32,000 - $46,485 Range

San José State University
4.3

San José State University

Office Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Stony Brook University
4.2

Stony Brook University

Office Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Office Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Office Assistant is $33,542 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 4801 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Office Assistant employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Office Assistant in United States is $46,694 per year.

The lowest salary for a Office Assistant in United States is $24,095 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent office assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$29
hourly
An Administrative Assistant in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
An Administrative Assistant in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Baton Rouge, LA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$24
hourly
An Administrative Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$14
hourly
An Office Assistant in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
An Office Assistant in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$11
hourly
A Clerical in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$25
hourly
An Administrative Assistant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public