Executive Assistant in New York Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (one in three on average) of overall compensation for New York Executive Assistants, and the median take-home for this group lies near $62K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,707 - $85,206
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$62K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,707
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$15.25 - $38.30
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MEDIAN: $24.92
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Salary
$39,707 - $85,206  
   
Bonus
$1,241 - $14,590  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$39,514 - $88,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,126
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $38.30  
   
Overtime
$25.38 - $60.10  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,241 - $14,590  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$39,514 - $88,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant


Morgan Stanley, Viacom Inc., American International Group, Inc. (AIG), J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), and EY (Ernst & Young) are among the top companies that take on many Executive Assistants in New York. Although Morgan Stanley offers the highest salaries (median pay is $76K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $57K to $93K.

Offering a median salary of only $56K, Viacom Inc. pays the least. Not only that, but the earnings range of $44K to $78K is pretty narrow, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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


For many Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y., more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $49K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $65K. For Executive Assistants in New York, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $76K.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 187 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲23%

▲17%

▲4%

National Average
$62,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries



▲6%



▲1%


Scheduling
▼0%

Administration
▼0%

National Average
$62,000







Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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