Executive Assistant in New York Salary
The median total income of Executive Assistants in New York is around $62K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (one in three, in fact) comes from commissions. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most New York Executive Assistants. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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Known for taking on a considerable number of New York Executive Assistants, Morgan Stanley, Viacom Inc., American International Group, Inc. (AIG), J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), and EY (Ernst & Young) are leading firms in the industry. Morgan Stanley pays the most with a median salary of $76K, though there is little variation overall ($57K to $93K).
Viacom Inc. seems to offer the smallest paychecks with a median salary of only $56K. The pay range is quite narrow, too; compensation generally sits between $44K and $78K.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. 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 New York Executive Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $72K. Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $76K on average.