Executive Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Executive Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $56,680 per year.

$39,332 - $82,057
$39K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,680
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$16.39 - $31.98
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MEDIAN: $22.13
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,332 - $82,057  
   
Bonus
$1,454 - $8,109  
Total Pay (?
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$38,493 - $82,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 375
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.39 - $31.98  
   
Overtime
$20.78 - $59.53  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,454 - $8,109  
   
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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$38,493 - $82,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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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 $47,000 based on 202 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 $58,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 133 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 $74,000 based on 53 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲31%

▲20%

▲2%

National Average
$56,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 14%