Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Executive Assistant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$56,536 / yrTotal Pay
$53,262 / yrBase Pay
$3,273 / yrAdditional Pay

$56,536

 / yr
$39K$82K
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The estimated total pay for a Executive Assistant is $56,536 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $53,262 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 $3,273 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

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$56,536 /yr
Executive Assistant
$83,057 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Executive Assistant

Some related job titles are Executive Assistant Manager Salaries with median pay of $82,051, Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries with median pay of $74,972, Personal Assistant Salaries with median pay of $39,654, Senior Administrative Assistant Salaries with median pay of $56,176.

Top Paying Companies

For an Executive Assistant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Executive Assistant in United States. Employers include Tanium, Zuora and Meta.

1
Tanium
$137,455/yr
2
Zuora
$131,842/yr
3
Meta
$131,617/yr
8
Slack
$121,740/yr
10
Sempra
$117,636/yr

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Executive AssistantSee 1,422 salaries from all locations

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$131,617

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Top Paying Industries

For an Executive Assistant in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Executive Assistant in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $93,385, Financial Services with a median total pay of $90,932, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $90,599, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $89,765, and Agriculture with a median total pay of $88,948.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$93,385

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$90,932

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$90,599

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$89,765

    13% Higher than other industries

  • AgricultureAgriculture$88,948

    12% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Executive Assistant are Tanium, Zuora, and Meta.

TaniumTanium$137,455/yr
ZuoraZuora$131,842/yr
MetaMeta$131,617/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.

A Executive assistant salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Executive assistant in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $43,500 to $85,134 per year, based on 7 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Executive assistant in US can make a salary range of $42,075 to $95,461 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 29,448 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Executive assistant gets the highest compensation are Splunk, Inc., Apple Inc. and Uber. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Executive assistant.

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Executive Assistant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$85,000

/yr

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10-14 years
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Executive Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$93,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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Executive Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$41,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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Executive Assistant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$47,000

/yr

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7-9 years
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Executive Assistant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$74,000

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Executive Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$12

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1-3 years
Yesterday

Executive Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Executive Assistant is $53,262 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Executive Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 43291 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executive Assistant employees.

The highest salary for an Executive Assistant in United States is $76,460 per year.

The lowest salary for an Executive Assistant in United States is $37,103 per year.

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