The average salary for an Executive Assistant in San Francisco, California is $74,998.
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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
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Executive Assistant are from the companies BBVA Compass, Bridge Housing Corporation and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at First Republic Bank where the average pay is $72,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include BBVA Compass, earning around $72,414. Bridge Housing Corporation pays the lowest at around $55,622. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,000.
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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant
Skills in Scheduling, Travel Planning, Event Planning and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant
An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,726 based on 15 salaries. An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,111 based on 301 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,545 based on 186 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,284 based on 196 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,526.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (24.6% less), Dallas, Texas (22.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (22.1% less).
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