Administrative assistant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Administrative assistant salary by state

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

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 landscapers but more than couriers.

Career Median Salary
Landscaper salary $35K
Upholsterer salary $34K
Drug & alcohol counselor salary $32K
Engraver salary $31K
Tailor salary $31K
Administrative assistant salary $31K
Delivery service driver salary $31K
Aesthetician salary $30K
Office clerk salary $30K
Courier salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)