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Executive Assistant Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$82,696 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is $82,696 a year and $40 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Executive Assistant is between $59,226 and $102,048. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Executive Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Supports executive in staff capacity by handling a wide variety of situations involving the administrative functions of the office that cannot be brought to the attention of the executive.
  • Advises individuals inside and outside the organization on the executive views on major policies or current issues facing the organization.
  • Contacts or replies to contacts from high ranking individuals who may be from large national or international firms and may involve unique situations, and each contact must be handled differently, using judgment and discretion.
Executive Assistant Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Job family population: 596,080

Estimated population of Executive Assistant jobs: 14,181

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Executive Assistant Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Executive Assistant -- 70k Max (Nonprofit)
Jun 5
Manhattan, NY, USA
Develop good working relationships with Board members and their Executive Assistants; handling correspondence and communications with them as needed. Support special requests made by Directors, such ...
Executive Assistant to Chairman (Law Firm)
Jun 14
Midtown Manhattan, NY, USA
KSG Consulting
Legal Executive Assistant Comp Package: Base salary up to $90K, Paid Overtime, Bonus, Full Benefits, 401K+, etc. Summary: The Palo Alto Office of an Elite, International Law Firm currently has an ...
Jun 13
New York, NY, USA
We are seeking an EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT to join our team! You will provide high-level administrative support for the CEO at our clothing brand. Responsibilities: * Handle administrative needs of ...
Executive Assistant - Large Media Firm
Jun 14
New York, NY, USA
Career Group
A Large Media Firm in New York City is seeking a skilled Executive Assistant to support its Executive Vice President. We are seeking a proactive individual to be a trusted advisor while effectively ...
Executive Assistant
Jun 12
New York, NY, USA
Abbeville Press
Private family seeks an Executive Assistant to support the president of prominent New York publishing company and his family. A capable, organized, fast-learning executive assistant will provide high ...
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