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 New Mexico. On average, they make less than firefighters but more than locksmiths.

Career Median Salary
Firefighter salary $36K
Maintenance worker salary $33K
Correctional officer salary $36K
Delivery service driver salary $32K
Highway maintenance worker salary $34K
Administrative assistant salary $33K
Garbage collector salary $34K
Medical administrative assistant salary $31K
Printing worker salary $31K
Locksmith salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)