How much does a Executive Assistant make? The median annual Executive Assistant salary is $62,791, as of June 29, 2018, with a range usually between $55,875-$70,904, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 $62,791, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Executive Assistant in the United States are expected to make less than $62,791.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 29, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Executive Assistant that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Executive Assistant are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2018
Provides support and assistance to executives that ensure effective use of time and productive interactions with staff and the public. Handles a wide range of administrative and executive support-related tasks involving the clerical, administrative function, research, and management roles. Responsible for schedule management, office management, communication liaison, information preparation, company records management, data analysis, and representing the executive to others. Handles confidential information and communications. Full comprehension of company's operation and procedures. May also be responsible for training and supervising lower level clerical staff. Uses discretion and judgement and knowledge of organization to facilitate the executive's activities. Requires an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to an executive. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. View full job description