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Administrative assistant salary in Modesto, CA

How much does an Administrative Assistant make in Modesto, CA?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $19.70
Low $15.07
High $25.74
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a administrative assistant is $19.70 per hour in Modesto, CA. 132 salaries reported, updated at March 13, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Modesto, CA

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Top companies for Administrative Assistants in Modesto, CA

  1. City and County of San Francisco
    266 reviews9 salaries reported
    $47.25per hour
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Highest paying cities for Administrative Assistants near Modesto, CA

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $23.90 per hour
    676 salaries reported
  2. San Jose, CA
    $23.40 per hour
    501 salaries reported
  3. Oakland, CA
    $22.71 per hour
    297 salaries reported
  1. Irvine, CA
    $21.07 per hour
    715 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $20.70 per hour
    2.1k salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $20.61 per hour
    1.6k salaries reported
  1. Sacramento, CA
    $20.38 per hour
    671 salaries reported
  2. Ontario, CA
    $19.29 per hour
    201 salaries reported
  3. Bakersfield, CA
    $18.88 per hour
    218 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

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Top certifications
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Business Degree

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2 jobs2
10 jobs10
558 jobs931
70 jobs90
91 jobs104
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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 Modesto, CA?

Office Administrator

13 job openings

Average $18.36 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Job openings

Average $20.15 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Administrative Assistant

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