How much do Admin Assistants earn in the United States?

Yearly Salary


The average salary for an admin assistant is $51,690

56,324 salaries reported. Updated 25 May 2022.

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How much does an Admin Assistant make?

In the United States, the average pay for an admin assistant as of June 2022 is approximately $51,690 per year. That works out to be approximately $24.85 per hour and $4,308 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Admin Assistant salaries

DirectlyApply has seen admin assistant salaries ranging from a high of $83,116 per year to a low of $10,000 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of admin assistants currently sit between $35,256 per year and $83,116 per year.

To be considered a top earning admin assistant you would be expected to be making in excess of $83,116 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $35,256 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an admin assistant can vary significantly (by as much as $73,116 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

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