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Executive Assistant Salary in New York

Median pay for Executive Assistants in New York is around $59K annually. Cash earnings of New York Executive Assistants can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $39K to almost $85K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,011 - $80,475
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,128
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50%
90%

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$14.70 - $33.36
(Median)
$15
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,011 - $80,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,422  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,067  
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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$38,599 - $84,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,024
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $33.36  
   
Overtime
$21.30 - $55.32  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,422  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,067  
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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$38,599 - $84,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 188

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant in New York, New York


Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Viacom Inc., American International Group, Inc. (AIG), and EY (Ernst & Young) are top-notch employers for New York Executive Assistants in this area. Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. flock to EY (Ernst & Young) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $73K lead the pack in compensation.

Viacom Inc. offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $56K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $44K to $78K.

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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $49K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $61K. Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $67K. Executive Assistants in New York who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $73K.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant in New York, New York Salaries




National Average
$60,000


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



Event Planning
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Microsoft Outlook
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Powerpoint
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Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Project Coordinating
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Administration
0%

Office Management
0%

National Average
$60,000

Organizing
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 454 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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