Executive Assistant Salary in Seattle (United States)

Executive Assistants in Seattle tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Salary is expected to be around $52,646 per year, but may range from $36,509 to $72,038 per year. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a majority get vision benefits. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$38,554 - $69,875
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MEDIAN: $52,709
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Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$15.85 - $30.42
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,554 - $69,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,132  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,931  
Total Pay (?
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$36,509 - $72,038  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 460
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.85 - $30.42  
   
Overtime
$23.65 - $46.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,132  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,931  
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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$36,509 - $72,038  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash., experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. Salaries can reach $51K from $45K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $59K. Salaries grow more slowly as Seattle Executive Assistants approach the 20-year mark, when the pay stabilizes at $60K. The majority of Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Scheduling
up arrow 3%
Event Planning
up arrow 2%
Travel Administration
up arrow 1%
Travel Planning
0%
Project Coordinating
0%
National Average
$53,000
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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