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Office Assistant salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a office assistant is $15.96 per hour in the United States. 41.9k salaries reported, updated at August 4, 2022.

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Top companies for Office Assistants in United States

  1. University of Alabama
    609 reviews76 salaries reported
    $35.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Office Assistants in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $19.35 per hour
    381 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $18.67 per hour
    394 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $18.23 per hour
    145 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $17.92 per hour
    285 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $17.87 per hour
    134 salaries reported
  3. Baltimore, MD
    $17.17 per hour
    71 salaries reported
  1. Fresno, CA
    $16.81 per hour
    141 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $15.92 per hour
    217 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $14.98 per hour
    509 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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Average $17.69 per hour

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1,224 job openings

Average $16.88 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Office Assistant

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