$43,751
Avg. Salary
$17.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,486

Profit Sharing

$2,500

Commission

$2,993

The average pay for an Executive Secretary Or Administrative Assistant is $17.19 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Secretary Or Administrative Assistant is $43,751 per year.

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$25
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MEDIAN $17
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$65k
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MEDIAN $43,751
$29,607 - $65,118
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MEDIAN: $43,751
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$11.98 - $24.65
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$0$65K
Salary $29,607 - $65,118
Bonus $325 - $5,182
Profit Sharing $494 - $6,500
Commission $446 - $10,137
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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$26,758 - $60,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,481
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $11.98 - $24.65
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $18.32 - $40.41
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $325 - $5,182
Commission $446 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $494 - $6,500
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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$26,758 - $60,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,414

Job Description for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Executive and administrative assistants work primarily with computers and telephone systems in office environments to liaise with executives both in and outside their companies. A bachelor's degree and proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, are generally required for this position. They also interact with customers, secretaries, and other employees on a daily basis, so strong communication skills are important to coordinate meetings and organize large projects.

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Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant


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Popular Skills for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 466 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 425 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 567 salaries. An Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 364 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

36%

30%

15%

12%

7%

7%

3%

-13%

National Average: $40,108

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant?

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Los Angeles:
Must be detail oriented, and able to multi task.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Tennessee:
"The boss."
Know who you are going to work for.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Gunnison:
Be prepared to do the work and get little credit. Your boss will most likely take all the glory.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Miramar:
"Have great work ethnics."
Learn to adapt to change and work independent and as a team player. Learn to get along with your colleagues.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Richmond:
"How to correct Pay band salary."
Be an advocate for your career and salary.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia:
"Office conditions."
Pros: I am currently responsible for two positions which keeps me busy and involved in company matters.
Cons: Lack of cooperation and communication at certain levels.

Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Elmont:
"Your Satisfaction Comes From How Well You Do Your Job."
Pros: What you have learned in school and display in attitude, quality and work will bring you that sense of accomplishment. Definitely a better salary. The freedom of producing and not having someone always looking over your shoulders. But still producing as if they are there.
Cons: Right now the salary is terrible. And are expected to work and jump on every project and you can't even buy gas for your car.

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Key Stats for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 617 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$40,000

▼6%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$40,000

Office Management
▼2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼2%



▼5%


▼7%


▼8%


▼9%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 617 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%