$53,423
Avg. Salary
$20.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,978

Bonus

$2,131

Profit Sharing

$3,561

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is $20.37 per hour.

The median Executive Assistant has a base pay of $53,423. Salaries generally range from $37k to $76k. The median bonus is $2,978. Skills that can affect salary include Administration, Microsoft Office, Scheduling, Event Planning, Office Administration, Travel Planning, Office Management, Microsoft Excel, Organizing, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Project Coordinating, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Travel Administration, Project Management.
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MEDIAN $20.37
$37k
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MEDIAN $53,423
$36,696 - $76,484
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MEDIAN: $53,423
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$0$76K
Salary $36,696 - $76,484
Bonus $701 - $9,700
Profit Sharing $502 - $7,145
Commission $497 - $19,536
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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$33,784 - $76,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 27,852
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $14.13 - $30.40
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $3.67
Overtime $21.45 - $51.21
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $701 - $9,700
Commission $497 - $19,536
Profit Sharing $502 - $7,145
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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$33,784 - $76,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11,529

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

Executive Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$93K

Amazon.com Inc
68 profiles
$66,789

$49,704

$43,435

$70,558

$53,820

$68,764

$56,495

$62,876

Citigroup, Inc.
20 profiles
$66,889

$58,678

Common Career Paths for Executive Assistant


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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant

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 $43,000 based on 13,717 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 $50,000 based on 12,103 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 15,429 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 $57,000 based on 8,938 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,158

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 New York:
"Ask More Probing Questions About The Executive."
Ask about their style, temperament, management of staff under pressure, consistency, how they behave when negotiating. If I had the opportunity to get more honest answers to these questions, I would have been in a better position to evaluate the job offer.

Executive Assistant in New York:
Pros: Assisting people and getting the job done efficiently.
Cons: No advancement.

Executive Assistant in New Haven:
"Keep striving."
Be sure your employer maintains open communication every day.

Executive Assistant in Milwaukee:
"Communication."
It's a good idea to have an open communication with your boss from day one. If you don't start then, it will make the job more difficult going forward. Also, find out just what decisions are yours to make and what ones only your boss can make.

Executive Assistant in New York:
"I Wish I Knew How To Successfully Go Up The Corporate Ladder."
Familiarize yourself with constant new technology to be ahead of the curve and learn how to implement to your task.

Executive Assistant in Kearny:
"Don't Work For A Local Non-Profit Organization."
Major non profit companies might be better off salary wise. Don't work for a local non profit, it's nothing but worrying about having a job from week to week and whether or not you will be paid for the week you just worked.

Executive Assistant in Rockaway:
"Open-ended position, presented with varied projects."
Learn as much as you can.

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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 7422 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲12%

▲9%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries




▲1%





National Average
$51,000

Office Management
▼1%

Administration
▼2%

▼3%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7422 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 20%