The average salary for an Executive Assistant with Microsoft Word skills is $53,363.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Executive Assistant are from the companies Hewlett-Packard Company, Keller Williams Realty, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $75,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), earning around $62,879 and $59,994, respectively. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. pays the lowest at around $32,556. Keller Williams Realty, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,509 and $52,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant
Skills in Administration, Scheduling, Microsoft Office and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office 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 $40,979 based on 60 salaries. An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,302 based on 998 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,936 based on 753 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,903 based on 1,094 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,501.
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.3% less).
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