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Office assistant salary in United States

How much does an Office Assistant make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $16.99
Low $12.28
High $23.49
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a office assistant is $16.99 per hour in the United States. 44.3k salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2023

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Top companies for Office Assistants in United States

  1. Northside Hospital
    2,297 reviews14 salaries reported
    $43.29per hour
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Highest paying cities for Office Assistants near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $20.03 per hour
    490 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $19.17 per hour
    178 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $19.03 per hour
    489 salaries reported
  1. Baltimore, MD
    $18.35 per hour
    98 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $17.57 per hour
    198 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $16.64 per hour
    150 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $16.22 per hour
    290 salaries reported
  2. St. Louis, MO
    $16.13 per hour
    137 salaries reported
  3. Virginia Beach, VA
    $15.95 per hour
    87 salaries reported
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Where can an Office Assistant earn more?

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Most common benefits for Office Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 21,431 ratings

42% of Office 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 United States?

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