Senior Executive Assistant Salary

A Senior Executive Assistant earns an average salary of $63,163 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$45,823 - $87,525
$46K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,765
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50%
90%

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$17.47 - $35.76
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$36
MEDIAN: $26.08
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$0$89K
Salary $45,823 - $87,525
Bonus $996 - $10,300
Profit Sharing $1,004 - $9,863
Commission $2,750
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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$44,382 - $89,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,204
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $17.47 - $35.76
Overtime $27.00 - $59.25
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $996 - $10,300
Commission $2,750
Profit Sharing $1,004 - $9,863
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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$44,382 - $89,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 283

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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

  • Provide executive level management administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions.
  • May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
  • Prepare correspondence, receive visitors, arrange conference calls, and schedule meetings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 179 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Executive Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 389 salaries. An experienced Senior Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 774 salaries. A Senior Executive Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 616 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,578

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Senior Executive Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Executive Assistant?

Senior Executive Assistant in Boston:
"All encompassing MGMT Functions 16 Healthcare companies."
Pros: The opportunity to learn department functions and responsibility of retaining and expanding business opportunities.
Cons: Too many people doing too many different things. Person having 5+ more job titles and being hired for different positions then they end up working in.

Senior Executive Assistant in Greenville:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: Project management and supervising the company intranet site. I also like that I do such a large variety of tasks so it never gets too boring or monotonous.
Cons: Booking flights and hotel rooms.

Senior Executive Assistant in New York:
"High Volume, Evenings And Weekends, Fast-Paced, Friendly."
Pros: Health benefits, my co-workers, easy commute.
Cons: Difficult and demanding boss. Not great work life balance. Not competitive compensation.

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Key Stats for Senior Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 270 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$64,000

▼6%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Senior Executive Assistant Salaries




▲4%

▲2%







National Average
$64,000

Office Management
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 270 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 12%
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