The average Seattle Executive Assistant earns approximately $59K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$40,738 - $75,249
$41K
$59K
$75K
MEDIAN: $59,245
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$15.63 - $31.40
$16
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,738 - $75,249  
   
Bonus
$1,987 - $9,978  
Profit Sharing
$4,943  
Commission
$10,800  
Total Pay (?
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$39,443 - $76,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $31.40  
   
Overtime
$18.20 - $47.49  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,987 - $9,978  
   
Commission
$10,800  
Profit Sharing
$4,943  
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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$39,443 - $76,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $49K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $60K. Seattle Executive Assistants see a median salary of $64K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Executive Assistants in Seattle who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $61K.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries




National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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