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Administrative Assistant salary in Birmingham, AL

How much does an Administrative Assistant make in Birmingham, AL?

Average base salary

$16.51
arrow down7%
below national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a administrative assistant is $16.51 per hour in Birmingham, AL. 139 salaries reported, updated at July 27, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Birmingham, AL

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Top companies for Administrative Assistants in Birmingham, AL

  1. UnitedHealth Group
    3.6star
    16844 reviews43 salaries reported
    $29.50per hour
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Highest paying cities for Administrative Assistants near Birmingham, AL

  1. Decatur, AL
    $17.24 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Huntsville, AL
    $17.20 per hour
    87 salaries reported
  3. Birmingham, AL
    $16.51 per hour
    139 salaries reported
  1. Hoover, AL
    $15.90 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  2. Bessemer, AL
    $15.66 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. Auburn, AL
    $15.52 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  1. Mobile, AL
    $14.57 per hour
    79 salaries reported
  2. Montgomery, AL
    $14.53 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  3. Dothan, AL
    $13.98 per hour
    25 salaries reported
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Administrative Assistants

Top skills
ArcView
+148.82%salary
Top certifications
TWIC Card
+16.85%salary
Top fields of study
Business Degree
+7.69%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Administrative Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 68,754 ratings

45% of Administrative Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Birmingham, AL?

Receptionist

277 job openings

Average $15.49 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

2 job openings

Average $17.52 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Administrative Assistant

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