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Administrative assistant salary in Los Angeles, CA

How much does an Administrative Assistant make in Los Angeles, CA?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $21.39
Low $14.24
High $32.13
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a administrative assistant is $21.39 per hour in Los Angeles, CA. 1.6k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Los Angeles, CA

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Top companies for Administrative Assistants in Los Angeles, CA

  1. Netflix
    755 reviews6 salaries reported
    $29.14per hour
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Highest paying cities for Administrative Assistants near Los Angeles, CA

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $24.12 per hour
    508 salaries reported
  2. Oakland, CA
    $23.95 per hour
    156 salaries reported
  3. San Jose, CA
    $23.85 per hour
    361 salaries reported
  1. Irvine, CA
    $22.10 per hour
    592 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $21.39 per hour
    1.6k salaries reported
  3. Sacramento, CA
    $21.00 per hour
    576 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $21.00 per hour
    1.2k salaries reported
  2. Long Beach, CA
    $19.95 per hour
    229 salaries reported
  3. Ontario, CA
    $19.68 per hour
    179 salaries reported
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Where can an Administrative Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Administrative Assistants

Top skills
Top certifications
Top fields of study
Business Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
2 jobs2
10 jobs10
558 jobs931
70 jobs90
91 jobs104
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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 Los Angeles, CA?

Office Administrator

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Average $21.59 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

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Average $19.34 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Administrative Assistant

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