Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Executive Assistant make in San Diego, CA?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$57,191 / yrTotal Pay
$54,054 / yrBase Pay
$3,137 / yrAdditional Pay

$57,191

 / yr
$41K$80K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Executive Assistant is $57,191 per year in the San Diego, CA area, with an average salary of $54,054 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 $3,137 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 Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA

$57,191 /yr
Executive Assistant
$84,678 /yr
Senior Executive Assistant
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Related Job Titles

For Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA

Some related job titles are Executive Assistant Manager Salaries with median pay of $81,438, Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries with median pay of $74,627, Personal Assistant Salaries with median pay of $40,343, Senior Administrative Assistant Salaries with median pay of $56,989.

Top Paying Companies

For an Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA. Employers include Qualcomm, Teradata and LPL Financial.

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Qualcomm
$89,533/yr

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University of San Diego
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Executive AssistantSee 31 salaries from this location

$33

 / hr

$86,825

 / yr

$75,750

 / yr

$60,412

 / yr

$32

 / hr

$89,533

 / yr

$69,172

 / yr

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$35

 / hr

$66,106

 / yr

$88,535

 / yr

$37

 / hr

$34

 / hr

$64,485

 / yr

$64,450

 / yr

$74,248

 / yr

$74,645

 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For an Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA

The top 5 paying industries for an Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA are Information Technology with a median total pay of $86,789, Financial Services with a median total pay of $83,760, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $80,094, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $77,879, and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $74,281.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$86,789

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$83,760

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$80,094

    7% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$77,879

    4% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$74,281

    1% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Executive Assistant are Qualcomm, Teradata, and Intuit.

QualcommQualcomm$89,533/yr
TeradataTeradata$88,535/yr
IntuitIntuit$86,825/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.

How does the Executive assistant salary in San Diego, CA compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Executive assistant in US is $62,898 per year based on 24,946 salary contributions, which is 1.65% more than the salary for a Executive assistant in San Diego, CA. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. 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.

Recent Salaries Shared

For executive assistant in San Diego, CA

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 15+ years

$92,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 15+ years

$65,000

/yr

Submitted 3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 7-9 years

$50,000

/yr

Submitted 3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 1-3 years

$71,500

/yr

$65K | $7K

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 1-3 years

$27

/hr

Submitted 4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 15+ years

$90,000

/yr

Submitted 4 days ago

15+ years
4 days ago
Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 4-6 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted 4 days ago

4-6 years
4 days ago
Executive Assistant

San Diego, CA

 | 1-3 years

$88,000

/yr

Submitted 6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago

Executive Assistant pay FAQ in San Diego, CA

The average salary for an Executive Assistant is $54,054 per year in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 43105 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executive Assistant employees in San Diego, CA.

The highest salary for an Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA is $74,680 per year.

The lowest salary for an Executive Assistant in San Diego, CA is $39,125 per year.

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