Executive Assistant in Seattle Salary

The majority of Seattle Executive Assistants — just over a half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $38K to $76K per year, and the median is $55K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,397 - $73,173
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,455
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$16.67 - $31.43
(Median)
$17
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,397 - $73,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,903  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$37,669 - $75,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 500
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.67 - $31.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.13 - $48.18  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,903  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$37,669 - $75,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Offering only $59K on average, University of Washington (UW) seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $51K on the lower end and $91K on the higher end.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $47K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $54K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $60K in this role. Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $59K.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries



National Average
$55,000



Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries


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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

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: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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