Executive assistant

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How much does an Executive Assistant make in the United States?

9,091 salaries reported
Average base salary
per year
The average salary for a executive assistant is $55,287 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • On-site gym
  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Parental leave

Where can an Executive Assistant earn more?

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Most common benefits for Executive Assistants

  • On-site gym
  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Parental leave
  • Caregiver leave
  • Stock options
  • Free fitness classes
  • Retirement plan
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health savings account
  • Pet insurance

Salary satisfaction


Based on 10,566 ratings

55% of Executive assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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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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