Senior Executive Assistant

Senior Executive Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$55,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$55,000
Median 50%
$84,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Citrix Systems
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does a senior executive assistant make?
As a Senior Executive Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $55,225 per year or $26.55 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $84,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Executive Assistants are Health Care companies and Finance companies. California, New York, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Connecticut have the highest paying Senior Executive Assistant jobs. Most Senior Executive Assistants spend 4.5 years in the position.

Average Senior Executive Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Executive Assistant in the United States is $55,225 per year or $26.55 per hour. Senior Executive Assistants make the most in Santa Clara, CA at about $74,331 per year. The Santa Clara, CA average entry-level salary for Senior Executive Assistants is $46,000. Some of the states with the best Senior Executive Assistant salaries are California, New York, Nevada, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland, and Oklahoma. Montana, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wyoming, and Florida are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara, CA
$74,331
$74,331
2
2
New York, NY
New York, NY
$69,803
$69,803
3
3
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$68,458
$68,458
4
4
New Haven, CT
New Haven, CT
$67,484
$67,484
5
5
Anchorage, AK
Anchorage, AK
$65,333
$65,333

Map of Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Executive Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Senior Executive Assistant Salary By Company

There is good job security in Senior Executive Assistant positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Executive Assistants are Health Care companies and Finance companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Senior Executive Assistants are Citrix Systems and Intuit. Companies like Electronic Arts and Citi also report very competitive wages for Senior Executive Assistants.

Average Senior Executive Assistant Pay By Industry

Wages for Senior Executive Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Finance companies, Professional companies, and Health Care companies pay their Senior Executive Assistants well. Salaries for Senior Executive Assistants in Finance companies average $62,298 annually, while Professional companies and Health Care companies pay $57,930 and $56,974, respectively. At $45,403, the average salary for Senior Executive Assistants in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Finance
Finance
$62,298
$62,298
2
2
Professional
Professional
$57,930
$57,930
3
3
Health Care
Health Care
$56,974
$56,974
4
4
Technology
Technology
$53,818
$53,818
5
5
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$49,178
$49,178

Senior Executive Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
San Mateo, CA

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