Executive Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

With slightly less than three-fifths of Executive Assistants in Boston reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $41K to $81K per year and averages out to $59K annually. In the world of Boston Executive Assistants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $11K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $41K and $81K. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Executive Assistants in Boston, Mass. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,781 - $77,627

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$16.69 - $34.21

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,781 - $77,627  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,627  
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,674 - $80,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 393
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.69 - $34.21  
   
Overtime
$24.15 - $53.80  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,627  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $11,000  
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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$40,674 - $80,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

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


Executive Assistants in Boston with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $59K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Boston Executive Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $65K.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries





Administration
up arrow 4%

Travel Planning
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 2%

Office Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Powerpoint
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$59,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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