Executive Assistant Salary in Dallas, Texas (United States)

With about two-thirds of Dallas Executive Assistants reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, the field is heavily weighted towards experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $34,406 to $68,443 per year and averages out to $49,490 annually. Overall cash allowance, including $6,153 each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, generally bottoms out around $35,471 and peaks near $67,336. 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 Dallas Executive Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Executive Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salary (?
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$35,471 - $67,336
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MEDIAN: $50,251
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Executive Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salary (?
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$14.13 - $28.63
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,471 - $67,336  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $8,877  
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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$34,406 - $68,443  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 458
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $28.63  
   
Overtime
$19.39 - $44.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
   
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $8,877  
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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$34,406 - $68,443  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant in Dallas, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Dallas Executive Assistants can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Salaries start at $40K, which grows to $49K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $53K after 10 to 20 years. Wages continue to grow, though somewhat marginally, for Executive Assistants in Dallas after 20 years in the field, and salaries border $58K. The range of experience in this workforce varies greatly: 38 percent of respondents have between one and nine years of experience; 35 percent have between 10 and 20 years, and 25 percent boast more than two decades of experience.

Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Travel Administration
up arrow 11%
Travel Planning
up arrow 4%
Organizing
up arrow 4%
Administration
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Office Management
0%
National Average
$49,000
Scheduling
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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