Executive Assistant Salary in Seattle

Executive Assistants in Seattle are often veterans in their line of work, with over one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $55K annually on average but can range from $37K to $74K per year. The majority of Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,356 - $71,882

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$16.40 - $30.54

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,356 - $71,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,202  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$37,284 - $74,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $30.54  
   
Overtime
$23.88 - $47.04  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,202  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $4,069  
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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$37,284 - $74,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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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.


Executive Assistants in Seattle with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $46K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $53K. Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. bring in $60K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries



National Average
$54,000



Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries





Powerpoint
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Project Management
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Office Management
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Travel Administration
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Event Planning
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National Average
$54,000

Office Administration
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Project Coordinating
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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