Assistant to the CEO Salary

The average Assistant to the CEO in the United States earns approximately $57K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Assistant to the CEOs report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Assistant to the CEOs (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,305 - $84,243
$39K
$57K
$84K
MEDIAN: $57,232
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$11.15 - $27.62
$11
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$28
MEDIAN: $17.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,305 - $84,243  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,390 - $81,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $27.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.56  
Overtime
$30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,392  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,390 - $81,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Assistant to the CEO

An assistant to the CEO helps a CEO stay organized and relieves many of the tasks of a CEO so that the CEO can focus elsewhere. An assistant will often answer phone calls for the CEO, answer questions for the CEO, and take messages. A CEO assistant will schedule meetings, business travel, and hotel stays. At times, an assistant may be required to travel with the CEO or may have to stay in the office to keep it running while the CEO is away.

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Assistant to the CEO Tasks

  • Acts as a liaison between CEO and employees.
  • Supervise clerical staff.
  • Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Anticipate, prioritize and prepare CEO for travel, meetings and presentations.

Common Career Paths for Assistant to the CEO


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For Assistant to the CEOs, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Assistant to the CEOs earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like CEO Executive Assistant.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant to the CEO

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $46K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $55K. For Assistant to the CEOs, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $65K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Assistant to the CEOs report making only $59K on average.

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Key Stats for Assistant to the CEO

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Assistant to the CEO Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Assistant to the CEO Salaries


Scheduling
▲11%

National Average
$50,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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