Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Starting out, salaries are typically $41K, which grows to $51K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $56K after 10 to 20 years. After 20 years of work in the field, Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. typically earn $63K and go on to enjoy solid increases in earnings. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 12 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.