How much does an Executive Administrative Assistant make in California?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$59,353 / yrTotal Pay
$55,641 / yrBase Pay
$3,713 / yrAdditional Pay

$59,353

 / yr
$43K$82K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Executive Administrative Assistant is $59,353 per year in the California area, with an average salary of $55,641 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,713 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Vice President of Administration in California

$280,619 /yr
Vice President of Administration
$59,353 /yr
Executive Administrative Assistant
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Related Job Titles

For Executive Administrative Assistant in California

Some related job titles are Administrative Assistant to Executive Director Salaries with median pay of $55,267, Administrative Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $49,121, Executive Assistant Salaries with median pay of $64,324, Executive Secretary Salaries with median pay of $52,854.

Top Paying Companies

For an Executive Administrative Assistant in California

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Executive Administrative Assistant in California. Employers include Verizon, JPMorgan Chase & Co and Hyatt.

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Verizon
$76,114/yr
Total Pay Trajectory

For Vice President of Administration in California

$59,353 /yr
Executive Administrative Assistant

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Verizon
3.9
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 6 salaries from this location

$76,114

 / yr

$68,015

 / yr
Hyatt
4.0
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 5 salaries from this location

$26

 / hr
Cisco Systems
4.4
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 4 salaries from this location

$73,470

 / yr
RAND
3.9
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 4 salaries from this location

$59,939

 / yr
Duke Realty
4.6
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 3 salaries from this location

$76,672

 / yr

$28

 / hr

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VMware
4.3
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 3 salaries from this location

$74,851

 / yr
US Navy
3.7
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 3 salaries from this location

$5,967

 / mo
Oracle
3.9
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 3 salaries from this location

$73,315

 / yr

$63,470

 / yr

$32

 / hr
Google
4.4
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 3 salaries from this location

$77,506

 / yr

$75,267

 / yr
Visa Inc.
4.1
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 2 salaries from this location

$71,491

 / yr

$61,102

 / yr
Aflac
3.8
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 2 salaries from this location

$36

 / hr
Paramount
3.9
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 2 salaries from this location

$75,519

 / yr
UC San Diego
4.1
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 2 salaries from this location

$28

 / hr
Allstate
3.4
Executive Administrative AssistantSee 2 salaries from this location

$71,884

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For an Executive Administrative Assistant in California

The top 3 paying industries for an Executive Administrative Assistant in California are Telecommunications with a median total pay of $76,114, Financial Services with a median total pay of $68,015 and Hotels & Travel Accommodation with a median total pay of $55,413.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$76,114

    10% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$68,015

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Hotels & Travel AccommodationHotels & Travel Accommodation$55,413

    23% Lower than other industries

Telecommunications

The top paying company in Telecommunications for Executive Administrative Assistant is Verizon.

VerizonVerizon$76,114/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Administrative?

Administrative jobs offer increased opportunities for remote-work, particularly for job-seekers with more than a high school degree and technical skills such as experience in word processing and spreadsheet programs. Job responsibilities include scheduling, report-building and data entry. Administrative jobs are found in every industry and most offer on-the-job training. Salaries are experiencing below average growth due to automation and software.

Executive Administrative Assistant pay FAQ in California

The average salary for an Executive Administrative Assistant is $55,641 per year in California. Salaries estimates are based on 3645 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executive Administrative Assistant employees in California.

The highest salary for an Executive Administrative Assistant in California is $74,957 per year.

The lowest salary for an Executive Administrative Assistant in California is $41,302 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Executive Administrative Assistant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Executive Administrative Assistant.

Approximately 68% of anonymous executive administrative assistants using Glassdoor reported being satisfied with their current salary. Many people in this role make an average of $3,712.98 in additional pay throughout the year in cash bonuses and profit sharing.

Join thousands of real professionals anonymously talking about salaries in their industry

Executive admin assistants have a very wide range of salary, from $43,455.32 to $81,751.91, while total pay is $59,353.48 on average. Most admin assistants have two to four years of experience, and more experience leads to higher pay and can open up new job opportunities. [Chief administrative assistant ](https://www.glassdoor.com/Career/chief-administrative-assistant-career_KO0,30.htm)is the next step in the career of an administrative assistant.

Learn more about negotiating salaries from thousands of other real professionals

Because executive admin assistants work in a large number of roles, the industry you work in can greatly impact your salary. As you gain more experience in positions or industries that pay less, you will have more mobility to find jobs with higher pay and more responsibilities. A certification as a Certified Administrative Professional or an advanced degree in business administration or a related field can also improve your pay. You must also be comfortable with a computer and able to use common programs such as Microsoft Office or PowerShell to advance, and you could get a certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist to demonstrate your skills.

When asking for a raise, start on a positive note and keep your explanation brief. If you're asking for a raise, mention any new responsibilities you've taken on and your recent job performance. Your target should be 10% to 20% more than what you currently make.

Before either asking for a raise or seeking new job opportunities, take the time to find out what the market value of an executive administrative assistant is in your industry, location, and with your level of experience. That way, you'll know how competitive your current salary is and what to aim for.