Executive assistant

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Common questions about being an Executive Assistant

Is an executive assistant an 'in-demand' occupation?

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of executive assistants is expected to decline seven percent from 2018 to 2028, mostly as a result of individuals leaving the profession.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an executive assistant?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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How can executive assistants increase their salary?

An executive assistant can increase their salary by obtaining formal education through a certification program or bachelor's degree program. Asking to take on additional responsibilities, especially those requiring a new or more complex skill set, can also position you to earn salary increases in your current or future position.

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