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Executive Assistant Salary in Seattle

Executive Assistants in Seattle, Wash. are often veterans in their line of work, with 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. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,964 - $71,302
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,165
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90%

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$16.17 - $30.87
(Median)
$16
$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
$38,964 - $71,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,987  
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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$36,960 - $73,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 476
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.17 - $30.87  
   
Overtime
$23.62 - $48.16  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,987  
   
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).
)
$36,960 - $73,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159

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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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $45K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $52K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Seattle Executive Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. 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 3%

Travel Planning
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Travel Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Project Coordinating
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
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%