According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*,
- Administrative assistants earn an average salary of $41,080 per year ($19.75 per hour).
- First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers earn an average salary of $63,380 per year ($30.47 per hour).
Keep in mind these do not represent entry-level wages. Average pay can vary based on factors such as location of employment, education and experience level. Learn more about the average salary for business management careers.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2021. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.