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The average administrative assistant salary in District of Columbia, United States is $52,028 or an equivalent hourly rate of $25. This is 12% higher (+$5,645) than the average administrative assistant salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $999. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level administrative assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $36,150. On the other end, a senior level administrative assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $63,091.

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Job Description
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers. Excludes legal, medical, and executive secretaries (43-6011 through 43-6013).

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