A Senior Executive Assistant earns an average salary of $56,669 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Executive Assistant Total Pay (?
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$40,520 - $76,423
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MEDIAN: $56,668
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Senior Executive Assistant Total Pay (?
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$15.44 - $31.74
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,520 - $76,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,717  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $7,450  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$39,642 - $79,150  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.44 - $31.74  
   
Overtime
$22.58 - $51.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,717  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $7,450  
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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$39,642 - $79,150  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,412
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Job Description for Senior Executive Assistant
A senior executive assistant serves as an assistant to one or more of the executive officers of an organization or company, such as the president, chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), or members of the board of directors. The senior executive assistant completes a variety of tasks that executives may not have time to do; these responsibilities differ greatly based on the organization's specialties and mission. These tasks may include setting up large meetings or conference calls, managing the schedule and calendar of the executive, and screening and taking calls for the executive. In many cases, this individual's work may also include handling sensitive or confidential information; in this case, the senior executive assistant must exercise restraint and tact. This position may also require writing, developing, and sending correspondence for the executive.
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Senior Executive Assistant Tasks
  • Prepare correspondence, receive visitors, arrange conference calls, and schedule meetings.
  • May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
  • Provide executive level management administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

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National Average
$57,000
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Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
40%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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