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Executive Assistant Salary in Seattle

Executive Assistants in Seattle are often veterans in their line of work, with a little more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $54K per year on average but can range from $37K to $74K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,115 - $71,579
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $54,403
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90%

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$16.52 - $30.76
(Median)
$17
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,115 - $71,579  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,195  
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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$37,207 - $74,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 481
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.52 - $30.76  
   
Overtime
$24.09 - $47.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,195  
   
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).
)
$37,207 - $74,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165

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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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $46K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $52K. On average, Seattle Executive Assistants make $60K following one to two decades on the job. Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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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
up arrow 4%

Office Management
up arrow 2%

Project Management
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Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Travel Planning
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Travel Administration
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National Average
$54,000

Project Coordinating
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

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