Mid-Career Executive Administrative Assistant Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $44K, just over two-fifths of overall earnings for Mid-Career Executive Administrative Assistants arrives through commissions. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Executive Administrative Assistants range from $31K on the low end to $63K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $4K, respectively. For the most part, Mid-Career Executive Administrative Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,657 - $64,463
$35K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,994
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$14.17 - $25.65
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$19
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MEDIAN: $19.17
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$0$64K
Salary $34,657 - $64,463
Bonus $450.00 - $7,241
Profit Sharing $391.37 - $3,878
Commission $20,100
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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$31,628 - $62,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 673
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $14.17 - $25.65
Hourly Tips $2.38
Overtime $18.62 - $45.25
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $450.00 - $7,241
Commission $20,100
Profit Sharing $391.37 - $3,878
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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$31,628 - $62,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 474

Executive Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,578

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

With a pay rate for Mid-Career Executive Administrative Assistants that is 35 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Executive Administrative Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+23 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Cincinnati (+15 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). Minneapolis is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Antonio and Memphis (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Executive Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 261 votes.
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
35%

Skills That Affect Executive Administrative Assistant Salaries

Travel Administration
▲8%


Project Management
▲5%

Powerpoint
▲5%

▲3%



▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%



Customer Relations
▼3%


Typing
▼5%

Accounts Payable
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 261 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%