Executive Assistant Salary in Seattle

Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just over a half of Seattle Executive Assistants. Pay fluctuates from $37K to $74K per year, but expected earnings average $54K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of Executive Assistants in Seattle claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,115 - $71,243
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,357
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$16.43 - $30.85
(Median)
$16
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,115 - $71,243  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,222  
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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$37,123 - $73,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.43 - $30.85  
   
Overtime
$24.13 - $47.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,222  
   
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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$37,123 - $73,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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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 Executive Assistants in Seattle, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $53K. Seattle Executive Assistants bring in $60K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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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


Scheduling
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Microsoft Outlook
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Travel Planning
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Office Management
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Project Management
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Powerpoint
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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
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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