Executive assistant

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How much does an Executive Assistant make in New York, NY?

Average base salary
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654 salaries reported, updated at May 27, 2020
$72,101
per year
The average salary for a executive assistant is $72,101 per year in New York, NY.
27% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Vision insurance

Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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Law Degree
+52.25%
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Financial Services
+25.82%
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Private Equity
+38.63%
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Expense Management
+25.72%
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Microsoft Powerpoint
+6.04%
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Confluence
+31.75%
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Certified Notary Public
+10.25%
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Most common benefits for Executive Assistants

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Food provided
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Parental leave

Salary satisfaction

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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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