Executive Assistant in New York Salary

Executive Assistants in New York take home an average $60K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to New York Executive Assistants can bottom out near $39K or peak near $87K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,431 - $82,081
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,031
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$14.83 - $35.62
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$15
$24
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,431 - $82,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,045  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $8,170  
Commission
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$39,211 - $86,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,176
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $35.62  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $58.34  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,045  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $8,170  
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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$39,211 - $86,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Morgan Stanley, Viacom Inc., American International Group, Inc. (AIG), and EY (Ernst & Young) are among the top companies that take on many Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. Although salaries only range from $57K to just $93K, Morgan Stanley still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $76K.

While select Viacom Inc. employees may bring in up to $78K, a median salary of only $56K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

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. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $49K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $74K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries



Event Planning
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Microsoft Outlook
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Powerpoint
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
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Project Management
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National Average
$61,000

Administration
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Office Management
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Project Coordinating
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 421 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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