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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Executive Assistant make in Washington, DC Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$69,337 / yrTotal Pay
$46,630 / yrBase Pay
$22,707 / yrAdditional Pay

$69,337

 / yr
$36K$258K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Executive Assistant is $69,337 per year in the Washington, DC Area area, with an average salary of $46,630 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 $22,707 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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What are some related job titles for Executive Assistant?

Some related job titles are Executive Assistant Manager Salaries with median pay of $66,436, Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries with median pay of $77,970, Personal Assistant Salaries with median pay of $51,086, Senior Administrative Assistant Salaries with median pay of $78,036.

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United States House of Representatives
4.0

United States House of Representatives

Executive Assistant

$53,177

 /yr
Range: $38K - $79K

$38K

$79K

$37,500 - $79,033 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.1

Booz Allen Hamilton

Executive Assistant

$84,472

 /yr
Range: $61K - $114K

$61K

$114K

$61,307 - $113,767 Range

Georgetown University
4.2

Georgetown University

Executive Assistant

$52,689

 /yr
Range: $46K - $71K

$46K

$71K

$46,343 - $71,297 Range

George Washington University
4.0

George Washington University

Executive Assistant

$50,685

 /yr
Range: $33K - $83K

$33K

$83K

$33,167 - $82,500 Range

U.S. Senate
4.1

U.S. Senate

Executive Assistant

$54,986

 /yr
Range: $37K - $123K

$37K

$123K

$37,083 - $122,614 Range

McKinsey & Company
4.4

McKinsey & Company

Executive Assistant

$85,214

 /yr
Range: $74K - $90K

$74K

$90K

$73,852 - $90,000 Range

Capital One
4.2

Capital One

Executive Assistant

$93,588

 /yr
Range: $76K - $111K

$76K

$111K

$75,653 - $111,000 Range

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Discovery, Inc.
3.8

Discovery, Inc.

Executive Assistant

$77,745

 /yr
Range: $58K - $102K

$58K

$102K

$57,628 - $101,687 Range

Unispec
4.2

Unispec

Executive Assistant

$77,214

 /yr
Range: $76K - $86K

$76K

$86K

$75,891 - $86,489 Range

PwC
3.9

PwC

Executive Assistant

$77,407

 /yr
Range: $64K - $92K

$64K

$92K

$64,285 - $91,877 Range

Inova
3.7

Inova

Executive Assistant

$58,908

 /yr
Range: $50K - $91K

$50K

$91K

$49,687 - $91,419 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$82,406

 /yr
Range: $44K - $144K

$44K

$144K

$43,956 - $144,417 Range

CohnReznick
4.0

CohnReznick

Executive Assistant

$73,970

 /yr
Range: $55K - $86K

$55K

$86K

$55,189 - $86,046 Range

Boston Consulting Group
4.4

Boston Consulting Group

Executive Assistant

$79,699

 /yr
Range: $68K - $119K

$68K

$119K

$68,496 - $118,587 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

$75K

$117K

$74,530 - $117,353 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.7

BAE Systems USA

Executive Assistant

$82,540

 /yr
Range: $54K - $89K

$54K

$89K

$54,337 - $88,892 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Executive Assistant

$86,717

 /yr
Range: $67K - $112K

$67K

$112K

$67,003 - $111,813 Range

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3.7

$70,076

 /yr
Range: $59K - $84K

$59K

$84K

$58,908 - $84,321 Range

Lidl
3.1

Lidl

Executive Assistant

$72,826

 /yr
Range: $47K - $81K

$47K

$81K

$46,946 - $80,903 Range

SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Executive Assistant

$80,431

 /yr
Range: $45K - $102K

$45K

$102K

$44,636 - $101,849 Range

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$77,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Executive Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Executive Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Executive Assistant with less than one year of experience

$76,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Executive Assistant with more than 15 years of experience

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$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Executive Assistant with 10 to 14 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Executive Assistant with 7 to 9 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Executive Assistant/Marketing Coordinator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Executive Assistant salaries

The average salary for an Executive Assistant is $65,302 per year in Washington, DC Area. Salaries estimates are based on 1373 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executive Assistant employees in Washington, DC Area.

The highest salary for an Executive Assistant in Washington, DC Area is $92,688 per year.

The lowest salary for an Executive Assistant in Washington, DC Area is $46,007 per year.

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