Executive Assistant Salary in Seattle (United States)

The majority of Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. —51 percent—boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $36,509 to $72,038 per year and typically amount to $52,646 per year. Medical benefits are awarded to the greater part, and a solid majority earn dental coverage. Most Executive Assistants in Seattle report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$38,554 - $69,875
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MEDIAN: $52,709
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Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$15.85 - $30.42
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,554 - $69,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,132  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,931  
Total Pay (?
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$36,509 - $72,038  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 460
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.85 - $30.42  
   
Overtime
$23.65 - $46.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,132  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,931  
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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$36,509 - $72,038  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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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 higher salaries, as pay increases are mainly incremental. Standard salaries begin at $45K and can reach $51K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $59K. Once they've gotten two decades of experience under their belts, Executive Assistants in Seattle encounter slower salary growth; at this point, they earn $60K annually. Those with more than 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.

Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Scheduling
up arrow 3%
Event Planning
up arrow 2%
Travel Administration
up arrow 1%
Travel Planning
0%
Project Coordinating
0%
National Average
$53,000
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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