Executive Assistant Salary in New York (United States)

New York Executive Assistants can expect to earn an average of $58,435 per year. Pay ranges from $36,555 on the low end to $83,204 per year on the higher side. Total cash income, which bottoms out near $37,391 and peaks near $78,496, incorporates potential for more than $10,390 from bonuses and close to $9,696 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; most get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. Most Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
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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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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Though Morgan Stanley leads the field in terms of pay with a median salary of $72,699, employees there receive a range of salaries, from $51K on the low end all the way up to $113K.
Viacom Inc. doles out the lowest salaries in town—median pay is $55,694—not to mention workers can only make as much as $68K and scope of pay is rather limited. Also approaching the lower end are American International Group, Inc. (AIG) at $64,666 and Morgan Stanley at $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.
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.

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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Project Coordinating
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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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