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Based on 6,925 responses, the job of Executive Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.13 out of 5. On average, Executive Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

September 2014
"Work Harder Than You Think You Should."
Executive Assistant:
"perception is reality." It doesn't matter if you work your ass off, if it isn't perceived, it doesn't matter.
September 2014
"Confidentiality Required."
Executive Assistant:
You will be responsible for maintaining private correspondence and bank accounts. Multi-tasking is critical and no two days will be the same.
September 2014
"Rarely Is One Appreciated In A PA Role."
Executive Assistant:
Maintain integrity and hard work. Always show accountability and responsibility.
September 2014
"Executive Assistant For A Government Contractor."
Executive Assistant:
Pros: Planning events, planning travel, scheduling meetings, great coworkers, interacting with other executives and management from partnering companies.
Cons: Taking notes and meeting minutes, having to pay daily tolls for my commute.
September 2014
"Different Titles For Same Work."
Executive Assistant:
If you're looking for work, especially in government, consider including other titles to your search.
September 2014
Executive Assistant:
Pros: Create own job description.
Cons: Run out of work.
September 2014
Executive Assistant:
Pros: Variety and being the most knowledgeable person in the department concerning a lot of work related issues and manage the department's finances.
Cons: Having to do the work of everyone else in the department because my colleagues are either lazy or incompetent. This including staying late and working through lunch while colleagues take lunch, go home early and are on Facebook while I am doing their work. All while earning less than anyone else in the department.