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Executive Assistant Salary in New York

The average New York Executive Assistant earns approximately $58K annually. The range in cash compensation to New York Executive Assistants ($37K to $84K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$38,147 - $79,285
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MEDIAN: $58,466
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$14.65 - $32.49
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,147 - $79,285  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,354  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
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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$37,210 - $83,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,085
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $32.49  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $54.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,354  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
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).
)
$37,210 - $83,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant in New York, New York


Although Morgan Stanley heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $73K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $51K to $94K.

For Executive Assistants in New York, below-average salaries can be found at Viacom Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $56K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($44K versus $78K) is great.

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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Executive Assistants in New York — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $61K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $67K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $71K on average.

Experience Affects Executive Assistant in New York, New York Salaries




National Average
$59,000


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






Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Administration
up arrow 1%

Office Management
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$59,000

Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 514 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
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: 13%