Executive Assistant Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

Pay for Los Angeles Executive Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $48,212 annually. Compensation generally starts at $30,427 and does not exceed $71,558 per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a solid majority, and most earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$31,215 - $71,502
(Median)
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72K
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 (?
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: 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.
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.

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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