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Executive Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Executive Assistants with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than three-fifths of Executive Assistants in Boston. Salaries average out to around $58K annually and spread from $40K to $80K per year. In the world of Executive Assistants in Boston, Mass., total cash compensation can vary between $40K and $80K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $11K, respectively. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Boston Executive Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,235 - $76,473
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$76K
MEDIAN: $58,250
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90%

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$16.19 - $33.40
(Median)
$16
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,235 - $76,473  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,101  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $11,074  
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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$40,195 - $79,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.19 - $33.40  
   
Overtime
$23.57 - $54.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $11,074  
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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$40,195 - $79,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Executive Assistants in Boston make a median salary of $63K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $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

Travel Administration
up arrow 8%



Administration
up arrow 3%

Travel Planning
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
0%

Office Administration
0%

Organizing
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Office Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

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: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 14%
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