With nearly two-thirds of Executive Assistants to CEOs in San Diego, Calif. reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $40K to $82K per year and averages out to $65K annually. Most San Diego Executive Assistants to CEOs like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most claim medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,474 - $82,175
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$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $65,272
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$40,474 - $82,175  
   
Bonus
$3,171 - $10,137  
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$40,123 - $81,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$23.62  
   
Overtime
$33.50  
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$3,171 - $10,137  
   
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$40,123 - $81,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries

Travel Administration
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National Average
$65,000

Event Planning
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Powerpoint
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Corporate Communications
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Travel Planning
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Administration
up arrow 12%

Office Management
up arrow 12%

Scheduling
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Project Management
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 19%

Organizational Development
up arrow 27%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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