Executive Assistant Hourly Wages

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

What is the average hourly pay rate for Executive Assistant?
The hourly wages 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 hourly wages 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 hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Executive Assistant in the United States is $28 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Executive Assistant in the United States are expected to make less than $28 an hour.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $28
  • 10%$22
  • 25%$25
  • 75%$32
  • 90%$35

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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

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