Executive Assistant in Seattle Salary

With a little over a half of Seattle Executive Assistants reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $38K to $76K per year and averages out to $55K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,397 - $73,173
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,455
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$16.67 - $31.43
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$17
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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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 (?
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$37,669 - $75,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 500
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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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The pay scale is far from balanced at University of Washington (UW). While salaries on one end can reach $91K, the company's median pay sits at $59K, the lowest in the field.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $47K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $54K. Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $60K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $59K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries



National Average
$55,000



Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries


Travel Planning
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Event Planning
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National Average
$55,000

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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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