The average salary for an Executive Assistant in Palo Alto, California is $76,616 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Organizing, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, and Scheduling.

$55,236 - $100,769
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$55K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,616
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$17.36 - $45.30
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$17
$35
$45
MEDIAN: $34.00
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Salary
$55,236 - $100,769  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $18,500  
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$54,850 - $112,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Hourly Rate
$17.36 - $45.30  
   
Overtime
$46.00  
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Bonus
$2,000 - $18,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$54,850 - $112,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 18%

Powerpoint
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Scheduling
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Travel Planning
up arrow 13%

Event Planning
up arrow 10%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 3%

Travel Administration
up arrow 3%

Administration
up arrow 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 14%

Office Management
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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