Executive Assistant Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. can expect to earn an average of $48,212 per year. Compensation ranges from $30,427 on the low end to $71,558 per year on the high end. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and more than half collecting vision insurance. The majority of Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$31,215 - $71,502
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MEDIAN: $49,282
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Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$12.40 - $28.81
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,215 - $71,502  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,092  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$30,427 - $71,558  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 716
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $28.81  
   
Overtime
$17.84 - $45.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,092  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,750  
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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$30,427 - $71,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay for Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. increases steadily with experience. Workers new to the field can expect to earn $41K, increasing to $51K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $56K. Los Angeles Executive Assistants experience solid salary growth after working for two decades, bringing in around $63K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 22 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 12 percent. More than half of respondents report one to nine years of experience.

Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Administration
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%
Project Coordinating
up arrow 1%
Office Management
0%
National Average
$48,000
Organizing
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%
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