Executive Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Executive Administrative Assistants in Washington, District of Columbia tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little more than half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $40K to $89K per year, median earnings come to $55K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,732 - $89,063
$40K
$55K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,357
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$40,070 - $89,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Executive Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 7 salaries. An Executive Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Executive Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲33%

▲5%

National Average
$55,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Executive Administrative Assistant Salaries

Project Management
▲21%

Travel Administration
▲18%


National Average
$55,000

Scheduling
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Event Planning
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%


Customer Service
▼7%

Typing
▼7%

Customer Relations
▼10%

Organizing
▼12%

Accounts Payable
▼21%

Travel Planning
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 5%