Executive Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Median pay for Executive Administrative Assistants in Washington, District of Columbia lies in the neighborhood of $54K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The vast majority (87 percent) of Washington Executive Administrative Assistants who took the survey are female. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,330 - $82,434
$37K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,503
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$38,000 - $87,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $57K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $42K. For Washington Executive Administrative Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $52K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $80K.

Key Stats for Executive Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
027
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Executive Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%


Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Executive Administrative Assistant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 28%

Travel Administration
up arrow 25%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%


Event Planning
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Organizing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 16%

Travel Planning
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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