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Average Executive Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

£30,960
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,470
Bonus
£10,000
Commission
£1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Executive Assistant in United Kingdom is £30,960.
10%
£22k
MEDIAN
£31k
90%
£45k
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£22k - £45k
Bonus
£622 - £6k
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£150 - £7k
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£0 - £10k
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£22k - £47k
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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Executive Assistant are from the companies HSBC, The National Health Service (NHS) and TRUE. Reported salaries are highest at HSBC where the average pay is £39,840. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Morgan Stanley and IMS Health Inc, earning around £39,781 and £33,440, respectively. TRUE pays the lowest at around £24,000. The National Health Service (NHS) and EY (Ernst & Young) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £27,499 and £30,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Assistants?

Skills in Executive Support, Travel Planning, Microsoft Office and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistants?

An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,768 based on 66 salaries. An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,160 based on 689 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £33,189 based on 501 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,288 based on 635 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £33,469.
Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in London, England earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (18.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (16.1% less), Leeds, England: West Yorkshire (15.2% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (14.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,375 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
29.0%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
20.4%

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