Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Executive Assistants in Boston with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just over a half of Executive Assistants in Boston, Mass.. Salaries average out to around $62K annually and spread from $42K to $84K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Boston Executive Assistants. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,476 - $80,866
$43K
$62K
$81K
MEDIAN: $61,833
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$17.08 - $37.65
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$26
$38
MEDIAN: $26.18
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,476 - $80,866  
   
Bonus
$1,524 - $13,277  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$42,158 - $84,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$17.08 - $37.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$15.72 - $66.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,524 - $13,277  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$42,158 - $84,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Executive Assistants in Boston — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $51K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $65K. Boston Executive Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Executive Assistant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $69K.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$62,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries










▲4%


▲1%

Project Coordinating
▼0%

National Average
$62,000


▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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