Assistant to the CEO Salary

Assistant to the CEOs in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and over one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $61K annually, but may range from $34K to $86K per year. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority of Assistant to the CEOs (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women.

$40,570 - $106,204
$41K
$62K
$110K
MEDIAN: $61,501
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50%
90%

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$13.75 - $27.43
$14
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $16.41
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$0$106K
Salary $40,570 - $106,204
Bonus $-0.50 - $19,866
Total Pay (?
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$33,469 - $101,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.75 - $27.43
Overtime $33.63
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $-0.50 - $19,866
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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$33,469 - $101,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Assistant to the CEO

An assistant to the CEO helps a CEO stay organized and relieves many of the tasks of a CEO so that the CEO can focus elsewhere. An assistant will often answer phone calls for the CEO, answer questions for the CEO, and take messages. A CEO assistant will schedule meetings, business travel, and hotel stays. At times, an assistant may be required to travel with the CEO or may have to stay in the office to keep it running while the CEO is away.

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Assistant to the CEO Tasks

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Anticipate, prioritize and prepare CEO for travel, meetings and presentations.
  • Screen phone calls, emails, mail and visitors; route and resolve information requests.
  • Acts as a liaison between CEO and employees.
  • Supervise clerical staff.

Common Career Paths for Assistant to the CEO


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Many Assistant to the CEOs move into a CEO Executive Assistant role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Executive Assistants to CEOs on average bring in a similar salary to Assistant to the CEOs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant to the CEO

Pay by Experience for an Assistant to the CEO has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant to the CEO with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant to the CEO with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Assistant to the CEO which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 20 salaries. An Assistant to the CEO with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,000

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

Compared to the national average, Columbus Assistant to the CEOs have slightly bigger paychecks. Nonetheless, location does not appear to strongly drive pay in one direction or the other for this occupation.

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Key Stats for Assistant to the CEO

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Assistant to the CEO Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$55,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Assistant to the CEO Salaries


Scheduling
▲2%

National Average
$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%
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