Senior Executive Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Senior Executive Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia is $73,119 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$45,302 - $97,425
$45K
$73K
$97K
MEDIAN: $73,119
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50%
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$30.71 - $33.05
$32
MEDIAN: $32.11
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,302 - $97,425  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$48,479 - $96,740  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$32.11  
   
Overtime
$48.37  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Bonus
$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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$48,479 - $96,740  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Executive Assistant

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

Key Stats for Senior Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
▼37%

Skills That Affect Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

Travel Administration
▲2%

Event Planning
▲1%

Project Management
▼0%

Organizing
▼0%

National Average
$73,000

Powerpoint
▼1%

Scheduling
▼3%

Event Management
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Travel Planning
▼5%

Office Administration
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Office Management
▼6%

Executive Support
▼8%

Administration
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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