Administrative assistant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Administrative assistant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $34,778
Alabama $27,281
Arkansas $26,684
Arizona $34,680
California $38,504
Colorado $37,360
Connecticut $45,260
District of Columbia $48,220
Delaware $38,650
Florida $35,080
Georgia $33,420
Guam $32,350
Hawaii $35,536
Iowa $30,077
Idaho $32,380
Illinois $36,421
Indiana $28,540
Kansas $27,729
Kentucky $27,636
Louisiana $30,510
Massachusetts $46,940
Maryland $40,870
Maine $36,560
Michigan $35,920
Minnesota $40,050
Missouri $33,750
Mississippi $30,720
Montana $32,860
North Carolina $36,630
North Dakota $37,580
Nebraska $33,340
New Hampshire $36,770
New Jersey $41,400
New Mexico $33,330
Nevada $38,680
New York $39,833
Ohio $36,320
Oklahoma $30,590
Oregon $38,310
Pennsylvania $29,814
Puerto Rico $19,760
Rhode Island $42,710
South Carolina $34,790
South Dakota $28,810
Tennessee $33,720
Texas $35,550
Utah $33,800
Virginia $37,890
Virgin Islands $33,400
Vermont $36,220
Washington $41,970
Wisconsin $36,160
West Virginia $30,440
Wyoming $37,180

How do administrative assistant salaries compare to similar careers?

Administrative assistants earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than printing workers but more than switchboard operators.

Career Median Salary
Printing worker salary $35K
Landscaper salary $35K
Aesthetician salary $34K
Upholsterer salary $34K
Tailor salary $32K
Administrative assistant salary $32K
Engraver salary $31K
Delivery service driver salary $31K
Courier salary $32K
Switchboard operator salary $31K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)