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 Utah. On average, they make less than painting, coating & decorating workers but more than upholsterers.

Career Median Salary
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $34K
Delivery service driver salary $33K
Printing worker salary $33K
Tailor salary $29K
Customer service representative salary $33K
Administrative assistant salary $34K
Security guard salary $30K
Medical administrative assistant salary $32K
Office clerk salary $31K
Upholsterer salary $31K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)