Executive Assistant Salary in Seattle

Over one-half of Executive Assistants in Seattle have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $37K to $74K per year, but median earnings come to around $54K annually. Work is enjoyable for Seattle Executive Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,337 - $71,432
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,475
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90%

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$16.41 - $30.66
(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
$39,337 - $71,432  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
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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$37,275 - $73,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 492
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.41 - $30.66  
   
Overtime
$24.13 - $47.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
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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$37,275 - $73,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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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, Wash. with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $46K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Executive Assistants in Seattle make a median salary of $60K. Seattle Executive Assistants with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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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


Administration
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Microsoft Outlook
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Travel Planning
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Project Management
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Powerpoint
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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 135 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
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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