An Executive Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $56,738 per year.

$38,916 - $81,290
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,737
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$16.87 - $33.94
(Median)
$17
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,916 - $81,290  
   
Bonus
$1,440 - $9,967  
Total Pay (?
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$38,043 - $81,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 393
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.87 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$21.51 - $54.86  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,440 - $9,967  
   
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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$38,043 - $81,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
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

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

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries












Event Planning
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National Average
$56,000

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Project Management
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Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 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
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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