Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For New York Executive Assistants, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Though starting salaries approximate $47K, they climb to $60K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $67K after 10 to 20 years. Salaries grow more slowly as Executive Assistants in New York, N.Y. approach the 20-year mark, when the pay stabilizes at $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. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.