Executive assistant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Executive assistant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $48,654
Alabama $43,137
Arkansas $40,783
Arizona $40,226
California $64,933
Colorado $53,450
Connecticut $69,410
District of Columbia $69,830
Delaware $62,330
Florida $49,640
Georgia $59,180
Guam $42,750
Hawaii $47,263
Iowa $44,243
Idaho $43,549
Illinois $42,394
Indiana $35,829
Kansas $41,268
Kentucky $40,642
Louisiana $40,730
Massachusetts $60,450
Maryland $67,880
Maine $49,160
Michigan $56,770
Minnesota $54,660
Missouri $58,520
Mississippi $35,770
Montana $50,010
North Carolina $55,950
North Dakota $46,530
Nebraska $45,450
New Hampshire $58,770
New Jersey $68,360
New Mexico $61,470
Nevada $61,520
New York $71,220
Ohio $56,140
Oklahoma $41,670
Oregon $55,570
Pennsylvania $59,210
Puerto Rico $30,020
Rhode Island $62,950
South Carolina $53,360
South Dakota $39,030
Tennessee $50,460
Texas $57,280
Utah $50,480
Virginia $62,350
Virgin Islands $48,450
Vermont $53,500
Washington $61,190
Wisconsin $55,330
West Virginia $46,650
Wyoming $45,470

How do executive assistant salaries compare to similar careers?

Executive assistants earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than firefighters but more than event planners.

Career Median Salary
Firefighter salary $49K
Social worker salary $49K
Private detective salary $51K
Embalmer salary $48K
Substance abuse social worker salary $47K
Executive assistant salary $48K
Wedding planner salary $46K
Insurance sales agent salary $43K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $44K
Event planner salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)