Executive Assistant Salary in New York (United States)

Yearly wages for Executive Assistants in New York typically come in around $58,435 annually. Compensation generally starts at $36,555 and does not exceed $83,204 per year. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. Most Executive Assistants in New York report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Executive Assistant in New York, New York Salary (?
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$37,391 - $78,496
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MEDIAN: $57,686
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Executive Assistant in New York, New York Salary (?
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$14.36 - $32.04
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,391 - $78,496  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,390  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $9,696  
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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$36,555 - $83,204  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $32.04  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $54.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,390  
   
Profit Sharing
$997 - $9,696  
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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$36,555 - $83,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant in New York, New York

Morgan Stanley pays the most with a median salary of $72,699, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $51K to a high of $113K for base pay.
Viacom Inc. offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $55,694. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $43,957 to $68,372. American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and Morgan Stanley are other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $64,666 and $72,699.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For New York Executive Assistants, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Though starting salaries approximate $47K, they climb to $60K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $67K after 10 to 20 years. Salaries grow more slowly as Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. approach the 20-year mark, when the pay stabilizes at $71K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 14 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Experience Affects Executive Assistant in New York, New York Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in New York, New York Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
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Project Management
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Office Management
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Project Coordinating
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Administration
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Organizing
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National Average
$58,000
Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 571 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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