Executive Assistant in Knoxville, Tennessee Salary

Median pay for Executive Assistants in Knoxville, Tenn. is around $41K annually. Work is enjoyable for Knoxville Executive Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and over one-half have dental coverage, close to a third claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,201 - $57,611
$30K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,004
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$12.08 - $19.19
$16
MEDIAN: $16.48
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$30,201 - $57,611  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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$24,774 - $55,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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$16.48  
   
Overtime
$21.75  
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$24,774 - $55,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Knoxville, Tennessee

Knox County, Tennessee
185,312
Male:
89,978 (48.6%)
Female:
95,334 (51.4%)
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. The city had an estimated population of 185,291 in 2015 and a population of 178,874 as of the 2010 census, making it the state's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had an estimated population of 852,715. The KMSA is, in turn, the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had a population of 1,096,961. First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied alternately by both Confederate and Union armies. Following the war,...
Knoxville:
$37,200
Tennessee:
$47,275
$772
Knoxville:
$125,900
Tennessee:
$150,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 22 salaries. An Executive Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Outlook
▲19%

Project Management
▲17%


Travel Planning
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Scheduling
▲4%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Administration
▲2%

Office Administration
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Event Planning
▼2%

Accounting
▼2%

Organizing
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 32%