Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. generally obtain higher salaries for more plentiful past experience. Salaries start at $47K, which grows to $60K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $67K after 10 to 20 years. The 20-year mark seems to bring slower salary growth, and New York Executive Assistants at this tenure level tend to see their incomes plateau to $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. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within this radius.