Executive Assistant in New York Salary

The median total income of New York Executive Assistants is around $62K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (about a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Executive Assistants in New York report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,534 - $84,953
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$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,478
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$15.45 - $39.44
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MEDIAN: $25.31
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,534 - $84,953  
   
Bonus
$1,241 - $14,765  
Profit Sharing
$3,097  
Commission
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$39,421 - $88,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,081
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.45 - $39.44  
   
Overtime
$25.60 - $60.12  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,241 - $14,765  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,097  
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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$39,421 - $88,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
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Known for taking on a considerable number of Executive Assistants in New York, Morgan Stanley, Viacom Inc., American International Group, Inc. (AIG), EY (Ernst & Young), and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) are leading firms in the industry. Although salaries only range from $57K to just $93K, Morgan Stanley still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $76K.

Viacom Inc. offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $56K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $44K and $78K.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 520 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 415 salaries. An Executive Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 177 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲22%

▲17%

▲5%

National Average
$62,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries




▲6%


▲2%



Scheduling
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$62,000






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 15%
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