Average Executive Assistants in Los Angeles make around $52K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,177 - $75,679
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$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $52,460
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$14.01 - $31.33
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,177 - $75,679  
   
Bonus
$727 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$672  
Commission
$5,500  
Total Pay (?
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$33,745 - $75,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 492
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.01 - $31.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$20.50 - $50.30  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$727 - $9,274  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$672  
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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$33,745 - $75,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


For many Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif., experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $43K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $54K. Executive Assistants in Los Angeles with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $65K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries



Office Management
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Travel Administration
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Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Outlook
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Project Management
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Project Coordinating
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Scheduling
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Excel
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Office Administration
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Organizing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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