Average Executive Assistant to CEO Salary

$61,681
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,364
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$2,922
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Executive Assistant to CEO is $61,681.
10%
$43k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$88k
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$43k - $88k
Bonus
$977 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$950 - $12k
Commission
$203 - $27k
Total Pay
$39k - $89k
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What Do Executive Assistant to CEOS Do?

Executive Assistant to CEO Tasks
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Anticipate, prioritize and prepare CEO for travel, meetings and presentations.
  • Screen phone calls, emails, mail and visitors; route and resolve information requests.
  • Acts as a liaison between CEO and employees.
  • Supervise clerical staff.

Job Satisfaction for Executive Assistant to CEO

4.2 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Executive Assistant to CEO are from the companies Planned Parenthood, Association of Graduates and CrystalCommerce, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Association of Graduates where the average pay is $69,977. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hatteras Funds and Revolution Foods, earning around $66,000 and $63,641, respectively. NBBJ pays the lowest at around $48,000. Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc. and CrystalCommerce, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,005 and $57,481, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Assistant to CEOS?

Skills in Scheduling, Travel Planning, Office Management and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant to CEOS?

An entry-level Executive Assistant to CEO with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,994 based on 78 salaries. An early career Executive Assistant to CEO with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,251 based on 1,308 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant to CEO with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,044 based on 1,075 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant to CEO with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,468 based on 1,721 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,980.
Employees with Executive Assistant to CEO in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.6% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (10.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,789 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
22.6%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
29.7%
Late Career
27.8%