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Administrative assistant salary in New York, NY

How much does an Administrative Assistant make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

$23.48
same
as national average
Average $23.48
Low $15.14
High $36.43
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a administrative assistant is $23.48 per hour in New York, NY. 1.8k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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Top companies for Administrative Assistants in New York, NY

  1. Caring Connection
    3.9
    22 reviews40 salaries reported
    $37.42per hour
  2. $27.54per hour
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Highest paying cities for Administrative Assistants near New York, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $23.48 per hour
    1.8k salaries reported
  2. Manhattan, NY
    $22.02 per hour
    135 salaries reported
  3. East Setauket, NY
    $21.86 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  1. Bronx, NY
    $20.32 per hour
    290 salaries reported
  2. Albany, NY
    $20.05 per hour
    433 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $19.92 per hour
    798 salaries reported
  1. White Plains, NY
    $19.57 per hour
    68 salaries reported
  2. Buffalo, NY
    $19.28 per hour
    267 salaries reported
  3. Syracuse, NY
    $19.04 per hour
    131 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
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 New York, NY?

Office Administrator

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Average $22.63 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

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Average $20.50 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Administrative Assistant

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