A Senior Executive Assistant earns an average salary of $63,194 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$45,501 - $86,016
$46K
$63K
$86K
MEDIAN: $63,194
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.98 - $36.24
$16
$26
$36
MEDIAN: $25.97
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,501 - $86,016  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $10,771  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $9,787  
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).
)
$43,595 - $88,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.98 - $36.24  
   
Overtime
$26.67 - $59.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000 - $10,771  
   
Commission
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $9,787  
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).
)
$43,595 - $88,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 295

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Senior Executive Assistant


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Executive Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Executive Assistant

Popular Skills for Senior Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Executive Assistant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,048

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Executive Assistant Reviews

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

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.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Senior Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
42%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Senior Executive Assistant Salaries



National Average
$63,000



Skills That Affect Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
ADVERTISEMENT