Executive Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$56,000
$39,000
$56,000
$81,000
Executive administrators in the United States make an average salary of $56,396 per year or $27.11 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $39,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $81,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and finance companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, manufacturing, and finance companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, and Connecticut provide the highest executive administrator salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Albany, NY
$69,540
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Map of Executive Administrator Salaries

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Average Executive Administrator Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an executive administrator is roughly $56,396 per year, which boils down to $27.11 per hour. Interestingly enough, executive administrators have the highest salaries in Albany, NY at about $69,540 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Albany, NY is $37,000. Additionally, executive administrators make more than the average salary in Foster City, CA, Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Boston, MA, and Southfield, MI. On a more broad level, executive administrator salaries are highest in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Connecticut, Maryland, and California. On the contrary, Arizona, Florida, and South Carolina offer the lowest executive administrator salaries.

Average Executive Administrator Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an executive administrator, working for Citi or JPMorgan Chase might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like FTI Consulting and American International Group report highly competitive salaries for executive administrators.

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Average Executive Administrator Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, executive administrator salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, manufacturing, and finance companies tend to offer much higher salaries for executive administrators. For example, executive administrators make a whopping average salary of $60,444 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $59,253 at manufacturing companies and $58,406 at finance companies. But executive administrators may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $52,086.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$60,444
$60k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$59,253
$59k
Finance
Finance
$58,406
$58k
Professional
Professional
$58,114
$58k
Health Care
Health Care
$57,882
$58k
Real Estate
Real Estate
$57,347
$57k
Retail
Retail
$52,691
$53k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$52,086
$52k

Executive Administrator Salary History

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Recently Added Executive Administrator Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Mill Executive Administrative Technician
Mill Executive Administrative Technician
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$104,350
$104,350
07/31/2020
Administrative Assitant/Exec
Administrative Assitant/Exec
07/25/2020
07/25/2020
$37,566
$37,566
07/25/2020
Executive Adminstrator
Executive Adminstrator
07/06/2020
07/06/2020
$35,000
$35,000
07/06/2020
Executive Adminstrator
Executive Adminstrator
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$35,000
$35,000
06/23/2020
Executive OFC and Admin Spec
Executive OFC and Admin Spec
06/21/2020
06/21/2020
$38,109
$38,109
06/21/2020
Executive Admin
Executive Admin
06/14/2020
06/14/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/14/2020
Executive Administrative Coordinator
Executive Administrative Coordinator
06/04/2020
06/04/2020
$79,306
$79,306
06/04/2020
Executive Admin
Executive Admin
05/24/2020
05/24/2020
$37,566
$37,566
05/24/2020
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Correctional Institution Administrator (Executive Assistant/Satellite Operations Administrator)
Correctional Institution Administrator (Executive Assistant/Satellite Operations Administrator)
Correctional Institution Administrator (Executive Assistant/Satellite Operations Administrator)
05/22/2020
05/22/2020
$100,355
$100,355
05/22/2020
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Correctional Institution Administrator (Executive Assistant/Satellite Operations Administrator)
Correctional Institution Administrator (Executive Assistant/Satellite Operations Administrator)
Correctional Institution Administrator (Executive Assistant/Satellite Operations Administrator)
05/16/2020
05/16/2020
$107,097
$107,097
05/16/2020