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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 $16.04
Low $11.63
High $22.12
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a office assistant is $16.04 per hour in the United States. 40k salaries reported, updated at September 14, 2022

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Top companies for Office Assistants in United States

  1. University of Alabama
    614 reviews75 salaries reported
    $34.16per hour
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Highest paying cities for Office Assistants near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $19.22 per hour
    327 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $18.72 per hour
    84 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $18.72 per hour
    355 salaries reported
  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $18.24 per hour
    136 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $18.04 per hour
    258 salaries reported
  3. Fresno, CA
    $17.15 per hour
    124 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $15.44 per hour
    181 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $15.19 per hour
    171 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $15.04 per hour
    450 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?

Administrative Assistant

127,016 job openings

Average $17.87 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

1,197 job openings

Average $17.07 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Office Assistant

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