Executive Assistant I Salary in the United States

How much does an Executive Assistant I make in the United States? The average Executive Assistant I salary in the United States is $63,801 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $55,744 and $73,110. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Provides multi-faceted administrative support and assistance to ensure effective use of an executive's time and productive interactions with staff and the public. Handles a wide range of administrative and support tasks and independently initiates and implements processes to manage projects, information, and people. Manages the executive's schedule, meeting preparations, follow-up tasks, and complex travel arrangements. Conducts research and information gathering on behalf of the executive and prepares summaries and reports. Develops positive and strategic relationships at all levels of the organization. Uses discretion, judgement, and knowledge of the organization to facilitate the executive's activities and maintain confidentiality. May be responsible for directing and deploying support staff or other resources. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to an executive. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Executive Assistant I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Executive Assistant II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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