Buffalo Executive Assistants tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $46K per year, but may range from $29K to $62K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and over one-half collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$66K
MEDIAN: $45,878
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,508 - $65,861  
   
Bonus
$1,600  
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$29,328 - $62,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $25.03  
   
Overtime
$29.00  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,600  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,328 - $62,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
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$32,509
New York:
$60,850
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Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $42K. For Executive Assistants in Buffalo, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $52K. Buffalo Executive Assistants who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $50K.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
37%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 16%

Powerpoint
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Office Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 9%

Travel Planning
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 12%

Scheduling
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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