EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$60,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$60,000
Median 50%
$101,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cisco Systems
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does an executive assistant make?
As an Executive Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $60,129 per year or $28.91 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $101,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $35,000. Most Executive Assistant jobs are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Nevada, Florida, California, South Carolina, and Connecticut are some of the states with the best Executive Assistant salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Executive Assistant is 3.5 years.

Average Executive Assistant Salary By Company

There is good job security in Executive Assistant positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Executive Assistants. Executive Assistants at Cisco Systems and Facebook report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Pinterest and Cortland Regional Medical Center Inc. report highly competitive salaries for Executive Assistants.

Average Executive Assistant Salary By Location

Executive Assistants in the United States of America make on average $60,129 a year or $28.91 per hour. Redwood City, CA reports the highest annual salary for Executive Assistants at 82,784. The average entry-level salary in Redwood City, CA is $46,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Executive Assistant salaries are Nevada, Florida, California, South Carolina, and Connecticut. Michigan, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Minnesota, and North Dakota are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$82,784
2
Miami, FL
$66,128
3
Las Vegas, NV
$64,573
4
Raleigh, NC
$63,198
5
New York, NY
$62,655

Average Executive Assistant Salary By Industry

Wages for Executive Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Professional companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Executive Assistants. Salaries for Executive Assistants in Finance companies average $62,471 annually, while Professional companies and Retail companies pay $60,682 and $60,003, respectively. At $58,189, the average salary for Executive Assistants in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$62,471
2
Professional
$60,682
3
Retail
$60,003
4
Manufacturing
$59,321
5
Health Care
$58,728

RECENTLY ADDED Executive Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Officeteam
Executive Assistant
Saint Paul, MN
10/31/2019
$41,740
Officeteam
Executive Assistant
Plano, TX
10/31/2019
$45,914
Mack & Associates, Ltd.
Executive Assistant
Chicago, IL
10/31/2019
$55,000
Adecco USA
Executive Assistant
10/31/2019
$45,914
Careerbuilder-Us
Executive Assistant
Phoenix, AZ
10/31/2019
$50,000
The Don Williams Group
Executive Assistant
10/31/2019
$40,000
10/31/2019
$60,000
Century 21 Metrowest
Executive Assistant
Boston, MA
10/31/2019
$52,175
The Office Professionals
Executive Assistant
Cleveland, OH
10/31/2019
$60,000
Ultimate
Executive Assistant
Los Angeles, CA
10/31/2019
$56,349
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