Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Executive Assistants in Boston who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up more than half of Boston Executive Assistants. Pay fluctuates from $43K to $83K per year, but expected earnings average $62K annually. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Executive Assistants in Boston, Mass. are female. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Boston Executive Assistants is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,031 - $80,891
$44K
$62K
$81K
MEDIAN: $62,391
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50%
90%

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$17.22 - $35.70
$17
$28
$36
MEDIAN: $27.50
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$0$83K
Salary $44,031 - $80,891
Bonus $1,529 - $13,255
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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$43,005 - $83,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 226
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $17.22 - $35.70
Overtime $23.67 - $67.95
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $1,529 - $13,255
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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$43,005 - $83,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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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
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 92 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 107 salaries. An Executive Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 60 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$62,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 6%
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