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Alternate Job Titles: Executive Secretary, Executive Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant

What is the average annual salary for Executive Assistant?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Executive Assistant may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Executive Assistant in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Executive Assistant in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Executive Assistant in the United States is $56,172 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Executive Assistant in the United Sates are expected to make less than $56,172.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

Median $56,172
  • 10%$44,231
  • 25%$49,921
  • 75%$63,532
  • 90%$70,233

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Job Description for Executive Assistant

Relieves the executive of administrative type functions in order to increase the time an executive has available for executive level responsibilities. May handle a wide variety of situations and conflicts involving the clerical and administrative function of the office. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, and reports. Requires an associate's degree or its equivalent with at least 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. May direct and lead the work of others. Typically reports to an executive. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Executive Assistant job description

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Categories:  Administrative, Support, and Clerical

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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