Executive Assistant in Palo Alto, California Salary

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
$55K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,616
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$17.36 - $45.30
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MEDIAN: $34.89
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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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$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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About Palo Alto, California

Santa Clara County, California
66,848
Male:
31,451 (47.0%)
Female:
35,397 (53.0%)
Palo Alto (/ˌpæloʊˈæltoʊ/; Spanish: [ˈpalo ˈalto]; from palo, literally "stick", colloquially "tree", and alto "tall"; meaning: "tall tree") is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. The city shares its borders with East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. It is named after a coast redwood tree called El Palo Alto. Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. when he founded Stanford University, following the death of his son, Leland Stanford Jr. The city includes portions of Stanford and is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Space Systems/Loral, VMware, Tesla Motors, Ford Research and Innovation Center, PARC, Ning, IDEO, Skype, and Palantir Technologies. It has also served as an incubator to several other high-technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Pinterest,...
Palo Alto:
$147,737
California:
$64,500
$2,337
Palo Alto:
$0
California:
$449,100
1.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲19%

Microsoft Word
▲18%

Powerpoint
▲17%

Microsoft Excel
▲16%

Scheduling
▲15%

Microsoft Office
▲14%

Travel Planning
▲13%

Event Planning
▲10%

Human Resources
▲2%

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Outlook
▼3%

Travel Administration
▼3%

Administration
▼6%

Office Administration
▼14%

Office Management
▼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%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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