The average salary for an Entry-Level Executive Assistant with Microsoft Office skills is $41,501.
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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 …Read more
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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant
Skills in Scheduling, Administration and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing and Office Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant
An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,043 based on 2,673 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,137 based on 2,315 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,752 based on 3,593 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,236.
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (19.3% more) and New York, New York (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (5.2% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.6% less).
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