Executive Assistant Salary in the United States

How much does an Executive Assistant make in the United States? The average Executive Assistant salary in the United States is $65,655 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $58,426 and $74,130. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Executive Assistant?

A secretary, administrative professional, or personal assistant is a person whose work consists of supporting management, including executives, using a variety of project management, communication, or organizational skills. However this role should not be confused with the role of an executive secretary, who differs from a personal assistant. In many countries, an executive secretary is a high-ranking position in the administrative hierarchy. In fact in Pakistan, federal secretaries are dubbed as the most influential people in the country. The functions of a personal assistant may be entirely...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Executive Assistant in United States. The base salary for Executive Assistant ranges from $$58,426 to $74,130 with the average base salary of $65,655. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $59,349 to $75,935 with the average total cash compensation of $66,978.

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Job Openings for Executive Assistant
CU Direct - Scotts Valley , CA
We are looking for a part time executive assistant to assist with general administration including but not limited to managing office vendors, facilities and repairs, managing and maintaining office ...
Glassdoor - 3 days ago
Maryvale - Rosemead , CA
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT JOB SUMMARY: The Executive Assistant is responsible for all administrative duties for the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial Officer. This position makes ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Subzero Excavating - Simi Valley , CA
We are underground construction company looking for a responsible Executive Assistant/Assistant Project Manager to add to our team. Looking for a candidate that has personal responsibility, is ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Opus Connect - Los Angeles , CA
Opus Connect is currently searching for a SUPERSTAR Executive Assistant to join our team! This role provides unparalleled access to the finance industries top and most influential executives, as well ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
PandoLogic, Inc. - Ventura , California
SOMIS UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT is seeking an EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT $4,336.53-$5,270.11 per MONTH $52,038.36 -$63,241.32 per YEAR To begin the application process... Upload your Resume Today! APPLICATION ...
Neuvoo - 5 days ago
Balance Staffing - San Jose - Santa Clara , CA
We are seeking an Executive Assistant to join our team! You will provide high-level administrative support for an Executive at our company. Pay: $60,000 Santa Clara, CA Direct Hire Responsibilities ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago