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 Louisiana. On average, they make less than upholsterers but more than highway maintenance workers.

Career Median Salary
Upholsterer salary $34K
Ambulance dispatcher salary $31K
Garbage collector salary $31K
Delivery service driver salary $30K
Customer service representative salary $30K
Administrative assistant salary $31K
Exterminator salary $30K
Tailor salary $33K
Printing worker salary $30K
Highway maintenance worker salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)