£30,528
Avg. Salary
£13.91
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£2,440

Profit Sharing

£1,269

Commission

£8,000

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is £13.91 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is £30,528 per year.

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$23
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MEDIAN $14
$21k
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$31k
50%
$43k
90%
MEDIAN $30,528
£20,973 - £42,971
£21K
£31K
£43K
MEDIAN: £30,528
10%
50%
90%
£7.68 - £22.93
£7
£14
£23
MEDIAN: £13.91
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50%
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£0£45K
Salary £20,973 - £42,971
Bonus £795 - £5,927
Profit Sharing £502 - £4,122
Commission £8,000
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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£20,843 - £45,061
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,516
Hourly Data £0£31
Hourly Rate £7.68 - £22.93
Overtime £0.00 - £31.07
Annual Data £0£45K
Bonus £795 - £5,927
Commission £8,000
Profit Sharing £502 - £4,122
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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£20,843 - £45,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

Job Description for Executive Assistant

An executive assistant provides administrative support and clerical assistance to executive and director-level management within a company. The assistant typically helps schedule and manage the itinerary of an executive, including scheduling meetings, travel and other demands on the executive's time. They also perform clerical and office duties; these may include running errands, screening phone calls, supervising clerical assistants and drafting letters and other documentation on behalf of the executive.

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Executive Assistant Tasks

  • Screen phone calls, emails, mail and visitors; route and resolve information requests.
  • Coordinates space and office organization, and special projects.
  • Supervise clerical staff.
  • Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 524 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An 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 ₤33,000 based on 455 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 485 salaries. An 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 ₤34,000 based on 260 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

14%

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National Average: £30,948

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

Executive Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

Executive Assistant in London:
"Often the higher the PA salary, the longer the hours."
Take any exams a company may offer you and grow your skill set. Remember that you are there to make your bosses life easier. Always have a potential solution before presenting a problem to your boss.

Executive Assistant in Tamworth:
Pros: It's very good and awarding.
Cons: None.

Executive Assistant in Edinburgh:
"Looking to further develop."
Stick with it even when it gets tough!

Executive Assistant in London:
"High Demand - Fast Paced - Exciting - Always Different."
Communication is the key. At the beginning of your role make sure that you listen to your Boss' way of doing things and adhere to it. But also be sure to implement ways which make your job easier for you and therefore better for you boss.

Executive Assistant in London:
"Perpetually working"
Pros: Exposure to all aspects of organisation
Cons: Overworked, overtime, inadequate renumeration

Executive Assistant in Coventry:
"Need to Become a Quick Learner and Practical."
Pros: The people. They are friendly and provide me with support.
Cons: I feel very under estimated and I am paid less then everyone else.

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Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲13%

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
₤31,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries







▲4%



Office Management
▲1%

People Management
▲1%

PA
▼0%

National Average
₤31,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 48%