Executive Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Executive Assistants who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below three-fifths of Executive Assistants in Boston, Mass.. Pay fluctuates from $40K to $79K per year, but expected earnings average $58K per year. Total cash compensation to Executive Assistants in Boston approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $79K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $11K from profit sharing. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Executive Assistants in Boston, Mass. report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,194 - $76,202
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$76K
MEDIAN: $58,007
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$16.19 - $32.99
(Median)
$16
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,194 - $76,202  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,290  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $11,037  
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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$40,225 - $79,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.19 - $32.99  
   
Overtime
$24.03 - $54.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,290  
   
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $11,037  
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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$40,225 - $79,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


Boston Executive Assistants 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 $49K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $57K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Executive Assistants in Boston, Mass. make a median salary of $63K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $65K.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



National Average
$58,000



Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Travel Administration
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Travel Planning
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
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Scheduling
0%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Office
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Office Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
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%