The average Executive Assistant in Providence, R.I. earns approximately $44K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Executive Assistants in Providence, R.I., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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$34,854 - $77,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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$34,854 - $77,442  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Providence, Rhode Island

Providence County, Rhode Island
179,204
Male:
89,090 (49.7%)
Female:
90,114 (50.3%)
Providence is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Rhode Island, founded in 1636, and one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is located in Providence County and is the third most populous city in the New England region, after Boston and Worcester. Providence has a city population of 179,154; it is also part of the Providence metropolitan area which extends into southern Massachusetts. The Providence metropolitan area has an estimated population of 1,604,291, which exceeds that of Rhode Island as a whole by about 60%. This can be considered, in turn, to be part of the Greater Boston commuting area, which contains 7.6 million people. Providence was founded by Roger Williams, a religious exile from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He named the area in honor of "God's merciful Providence", which he believed was responsible for revealing such a haven for him and his...
Providence:
$39,015
Rhode Island:
$58,073
$943
Providence:
$177,400
Rhode Island:
$241,000
5.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


Executive Assistants in Providence do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $41K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $44K. Providence Executive Assistants see a median salary of $48K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $55K.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 17%

Office Administration
up arrow 15%

Travel Planning
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$45,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 1%

Office Management
up arrow 10%

Organizing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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