Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$66,000
$36,000
$66,000
$122,000
Executive assistant to chief executive officers in the United States make an average salary of $66,753 per year or $32.09 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $36,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $122,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and professional 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 finance, health care, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, and Connecticut provide the highest executive assistant to chief executive officer salaries.
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Map of Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an executive assistant to chief executive officer is roughly $66,753 per year, which boils down to $32.09 per hour. Interestingly enough, executive assistant to chief executive officers have the highest salaries in San Jose, CA at about $79,001 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Jose, CA is $45,000. Additionally, executive assistant to chief executive officers make more than the average salary in New York, NY, Washington, DC, Olympia, WA, Bethesda, MD, and Boston, MA. On a more broad level, executive assistant to chief executive officer salaries are highest in California, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Maryland. On the contrary, Minnesota, Alabama, and Wyoming offer the lowest executive assistant to chief executive officer salaries.

Average Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an executive assistant to chief executive officer, working for Palo Alto Networks or Orix USA might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Ambry Genetics and Twilio report highly competitive salaries for executive assistant to chief executive officers.

Company
Average Salary
$108,727
$109k
$101,196
$101k
$94,539
$95k
$93,435
$93k
$86,355
$86k

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Average Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, executive assistant to chief executive officer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, health care, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for executive assistant to chief executive officers. For example, executive assistant to chief executive officers make a whopping average salary of $88,695 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $71,597 at health care companies and $64,369 at manufacturing companies. But executive assistant to chief executive officers may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $58,815.

Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$88,695
$89k
Health Care
Health Care
$71,597
$72k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$64,369
$64k
Retail
Retail
$62,357
$62k
Energy
Energy
$61,541
$62k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$58,815
$59k

Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer Salary History

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Recently Added Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Executive Assistant To COO
Executive Assistant To COO
07/02/2020
07/02/2020
$73,045
$73,045
07/02/2020
Nash Hospitals Inc.
Nash Hospitals Inc.
Executive Assistant To CEO and Cno/Coo-Administration
Executive Assistant To CEO and Cno/Coo-Administration
Executive Assistant To CEO and Cno/Coo-Administration
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$45,000
$45,000
06/27/2020
Assistant To The Chief Medical Officer (Aa5/Cqct)
Assistant To The Chief Medical Officer (Aa5/Cqct)
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$46,452
$46,452
04/28/2020
Princeperelson & Associates
Princeperelson & Associates
Executive Assistant To The Chief Executive Officer
Executive Assistant To The Chief Executive Officer
Executive Assistant To The Chief Executive Officer
04/18/2020
04/18/2020
$65,000
$65,000
04/18/2020
Executive Assistant To The CFO: Healthcare Office
Executive Assistant To The CFO: Healthcare Office
03/20/2020
03/20/2020
$85,000
$85,000
03/20/2020
Special Assistant To CEO
Special Assistant To CEO
03/07/2020
03/07/2020
$70,000
$70,000
03/07/2020
Special Assistant To CEO
Special Assistant To CEO
03/07/2020
03/07/2020
$70,000
$70,000
03/07/2020
Executive Assistant To CEO
Executive Assistant To CEO
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$80,000
$80,000
03/06/2020
Executive Assistant To CEO
Executive Assistant To CEO
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$80,000
$80,000
03/06/2020
Executive Assistant To CEO-Nyc-Midtown (Short-Term)
Executive Assistant To CEO-Nyc-Midtown (Short-Term)
03/05/2020
03/05/2020
$73,045
$73,045
03/05/2020