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Executive Assistant Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

The average Executive Assistant earns approximately $49K per year. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. In this field, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$31,215 - $71,502
(Median)
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49K
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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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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  
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  
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.
Executive Assistants in Los Angeles, Calif. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $41K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. Executive Assistants in Los Angeles see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $63K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; a majority of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up between a fifth and a fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in twenty, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining nearly one-eighth.
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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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Extremely satisfied
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%