Executive Secretaries Salary 2017: How Much Money Do They Make

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Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Other names for this job might include Administrative Aide, Administrative and Technical Specialist, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Associate, Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Liaison, Administrative Office Assistant, Administrative Office Specialist, Administrative Officer, Administrative Secretary


  • $57910
    Salary
  • 74%
    Job satisfaction
  • Medium
    Becoming one
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    Job growth
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How Much Successful Executive Secretaries Make In 2017


In this salary guide, you will find out how much do Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants make.

After reading this, you will be able to make a decision if working as an Executive Secretary and Executive Administrative Assistant will suit your financial goals (e.g: buying a home, BMW or just your target salary goal).



Average salary

Annual salary
$57910 per year

Hourly wage
$27.840 per hour


1 of the most popular questions we get from our readers here at OwlGuru is how much do Executive Secretaries make per year and what is their hourly wage.

According to BLS, the average annual salary of Executive Secretaries is $57910. Their salary can also be as low as $34880 if you’re still a newbie with no experience to over $83070 if you have a ton of experience under your belt.

The typical hourly pay is $27.840 and can range from $16.770 to $39.940 which also depends if you’re a newbie or a professional.

Just like any other job, the salary of An Executive Secretary will vary based on your education and experience level.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.
Salary rank
B

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This compares the salary of all careers and we give them a rank of A, B, C or D depending on how high or low is their average salary.

After comparing how much do Executive Secretaries make with other careers, they have a salary rank of B.



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Salary range

LevelHourlyYearly
Highest (Top 10%)$39.940$83070
Senior (Top 25%)$33.740$70190
Middle (Mid 50%)$26.860$55860
Junior (Bottom 25%)$21.040$43770
No experience (Bottom 10%)$16.770$34880


Entry-level Executive Secretaries who starts out at $43770 can expect to make $55860 after 3-5 years of experience in the field.

The bottom 10% makes less than $16.770 per hour while the top 10% makes over $39.940 per hour.

While the median wage is $55860 per annum or $26.860 per hour.

Depending on who you work for, you might also get overtime pay.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.


Highest paying industries

Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores35.0272830
Satellite Telecommunications34.1471000
Securities and Commodity Exchanges33.1668980
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank32.8968400
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers32.2267020
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing31.8866300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned31.6665840
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers31.565530
Other Financial Investment Activities31.465320
Other Information Services30.6563750
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing30.4963420
Natural Gas Distribution30.2562920
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities30.1662730
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations30.1662720
Sound Recording Industries30.1462690
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing3062390
Communications Equipment Manufacturing29.9462270
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities29.9162220
Scientific Research and Development Services29.7561870
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences29.7361830
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles29.6861730
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries29.5861520
Computer Systems Design and Related Services29.561360
Motion Picture and Video Industries29.4961330
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media29.4661270
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing29.4361210
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing29.3861110
Software Publishers29.3461020
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)29.2860910
Federal Executive Branch29.1560630
Federal government, including the US Postal Service29.1160550
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores28.9660240
Support Activities for Water Transportation28.8760050
Land Subdivision28.8459990
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing28.7759850
Cable and Other Subscription Programming28.7559800
Postal Service (federal government)28.7459790
Nondepository Credit Intermediation28.7459770
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water28.7259730
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services28.6859650
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage28.6159510
Oil and Gas Extraction28.5959460
Management of Companies and Enterprises28.358870
Exterminating and Pest Control Services28.358870
Other Building Equipment Contractors28.2858820
Publishing Industries (except Internet)28.2758800
Finance and Insurance28.2758800
Information28.2358730
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing28.1558550
Mining28.1258480
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation28.0858410
Support Activities for Mining28.0358300
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation27.9758180
Rail Transportation27.9558130
Spectator Sports27.9358080
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors27.8857980
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors27.8657950
Other Pipeline Transportation27.8657950
Utilities27.7957800
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers27.7357680
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing27.6657540
Telecommunications27.6357480
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing27.6357470
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers27.6357470
Specialized Design Services27.6357460
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services27.6257450
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services27.6257440
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)27.6157430
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair27.6157420
Building Equipment Contractors27.5757350
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries27.5557310
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers27.5457290
Tobacco Manufacturing27.557210
Masonry Contractors27.4757140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services27.4657120
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution27.4557100
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing27.4357050
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers27.456990
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing27.3556880
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing27.3456870
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing27.3356840
Wired Telecommunications Carriers27.3156810
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities27.3156800
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities27.2856730
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing27.2156600
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors27.256570
School and Employee Bus Transportation27.1656500
Apparel Manufacturing27.1556480
Automotive Repair and Maintenance27.1656480
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing27.0656290
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing27.0656290
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers27.0656290
Broadcasting (except Internet)27.0356220
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance26.9456040
Insurance Carriers26.9356010
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned26.9256000
Support Activities for Rail Transportation26.8555840
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction26.8155760
Nonscheduled Air Transportation26.7855710
Specialty Trade Contractors26.7855700
Drywall and Insulation Contractors26.7755680
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services26.7455630
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction26.6955520
Office Administrative Services26.6955510
Depository Credit Intermediation26.6655450
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers26.6355400
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation26.6155340
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing26.5855280
Construction26.5655250
Engineering Services26.5155140
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities26.5155130
Utility System Construction26.555120
Support Activities for Animal Production26.4955100
Forging and Stamping26.4955100
Grantmaking and Giving Services26.4955100
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction26.4755050
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores26.4755050
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations26.4555020
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories26.4154940
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures26.4154930
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing26.454920
Food Services and Drinking Places26.3654840
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers26.3554810
Nonresidential Building Construction26.3354770
Miscellaneous Manufacturing26.3254750
All industries, private ownership only26.354700
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing26.354700
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers26.2954670
Local Messengers and Local Delivery26.2854660
Junior colleges, Local government owned26.2754650
Legal Services26.2654620
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing26.2654610
Radio and Television Broadcasting26.2354570
Television Broadcasting26.2454570
Lessors of Real Estate26.2454570
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing26.2354560
Radio Broadcasting26.2354550
Manufacturing26.2154520
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services26.1854450
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors26.1654420
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing26.1654420
Activities Related to Real Estate26.1454360
Landscaping Services26.1454360
Machine Shops26.1254320
Construction of Buildings26.1154310
Other Personal Services26.1154300
Wholesale Trade26.0854240
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services26.0654210
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods26.0654200
Offices of Dentists26.0254130
Taxi and Limousine Service26.0154110
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events2654090
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods25.9654000
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages25.9653990
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities25.9453960
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing25.9453950
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation25.9353930
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers25.9153900
Other Insurance Related Activities25.9153900
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers25.9153890
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers25.9153880
Repair and Maintenance25.8853830
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores25.8753800
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing25.8553770
Building Finishing Contractors25.8553760
Chemical Manufacturing25.7953650
Residential Building Construction25.7853610
All industries25.7653590
Educational Support Services, Privately owned25.7553560
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing25.7453530
Other Specialty Trade Contractors25.753470
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing25.6653380
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions25.6553350
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors25.6453320
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying25.6353310
Real Estate25.6253290
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers25.6153280
Investigation and Security Services25.6153280
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations25.653250
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned25.653240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing25.5853210
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers25.5353090
Support Activities for Road Transportation25.553040
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)25.553040
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing25.4552940
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals25.4552940
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)25.4552930
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing25.4452920
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)25.4452920
Mining (except Oil and Gas)25.4152840
Other Telecommunications25.452840
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing25.452830
Building Material and Supplies Dealers25.3952810
Pharmacies and Drug Stores25.3852800
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing25.3752760
Testing Laboratories25.3752760
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing25.3452710
Roofing Contractors25.3252670
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing25.3152650
Automobile Dealers25.352620
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing25.2652550
Support Activities for Transportation25.2752550
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing25.2552520
Urban Transit Systems25.2152430
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned25.1952400
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing25.1752360
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction25.1552300
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing25.1352270
Health and Personal Care Stores25.0752140
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing25.0552100
Coal Mining25.0452090
Administrative and Support Services25.0452080
Local government, including schools and hospitals25.0352070
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation25.0352060
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers25.0252040
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing25.0152030
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services24.9951990
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.9951980
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation24.9851950
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned24.9851950
Air Transportation24.9751940
Machinery Manufacturing24.9751930
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance24.9651910
Social Advocacy Organizations24.9551900
Other Food Manufacturing24.9451880
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing24.9351850
Other Support Services24.9251840
Educational Services, Privately owned24.9251840
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance24.951800
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing24.8551690
Ship and Boat Building24.8451660
Beverage Manufacturing24.8351650
General Rental Centers24.8251620
Hardware Manufacturing24.8151610
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)24.851590
Waste Treatment and Disposal24.851580
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers24.7951560
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services24.7651490
Services to Buildings and Dwellings24.7551480
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing24.7551470
Paper Manufacturing24.7451470
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing24.7351430
Household Appliance Manufacturing24.6751310
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil24.6651300
Metal Ore Mining24.6551270
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing24.6551270
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers24.6551270
Plastics Product Manufacturing24.6151200
Support Activities for Air Transportation24.6151200
Pipeline Transportation24.6151190
Scheduled Air Transportation24.5851130
Water, Sewage and Other Systems24.5651090
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses24.5651090
Rental and Leasing Services24.5551070
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing24.5551060
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers24.5551060
Educational Services, Local government owned24.5351010
Footwear Manufacturing24.5250990
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance24.5250990
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing24.4950950
Freight Transportation Arrangement24.4950930
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers24.4750910
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing24.4750890
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services24.4650870
Employment Services24.4450840
Hospitals, Privately owned24.450750
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing24.3750700
Couriers and Messengers24.3750690
Basic Chemical Manufacturing24.3750680
Business Support Services24.3450630
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers24.3450620
Transportation and Warehousing24.3450620
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing24.3250580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned24.2950530
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills24.2750490
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing24.2750490
Dairy Product Manufacturing24.2750480
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing24.2650460
Clothing Stores24.2650460
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing24.2550450
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers24.2450420
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing24.2350410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.2450410
Newspaper Publishers24.2350400
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)24.2350400
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance24.2350390
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing24.2250370
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.2250370
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.1850290
Accommodation and Food Services24.1750270
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing24.1650260
Textile Furnishings Mills24.1550220
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas24.1450210
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing24.1350200
Federal, State, and Local Government24.1350180
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.1350180
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing24.0950110
Specialized Freight Trucking24.0950100
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)24.0850090
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.0650050
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned24.0650040
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing24.0149950
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned23.9949890
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.9849880
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores23.9449790
Travel Agencies23.9149730
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing23.949710
Nonstore Retailers23.8849670
Veterinary Services23.8849670
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing23.8749650
Food Manufacturing23.8749640
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers23.8649620
Hospitals, Local government owned23.8549610
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned23.8349570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned23.8349570
Rubber Product Manufacturing23.8149530
Printing and Related Support Activities23.8149520
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing23.849510
Grain and Oilseed Milling23.849500
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel23.7749450
Performing Arts Companies23.7549390
Gasoline Stations23.7249350
Security Systems Services23.7149320
Drycleaning and Laundry Services23.6649220
Primary Metal Manufacturing23.6449180
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry23.6449170
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills23.6449170
Civic and Social Organizations23.6449170
Waste Management and Remediation Services23.6249120
Retail Trade23.649100
Offices of Physicians23.5749030
Casino Hotels23.5749030
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing23.5749020
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting23.5548980
Facilities Support Services23.5448960
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers23.5248930
Ambulatory Health Care Services23.548890
Sawmills and Wood Preservation23.4948860
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries23.4648800
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers23.4348730
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing23.4148700
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation23.4148690
Furniture Stores23.448670
Educational Support Services, Local government owned23.3648580
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services23.3348540
Textile Mills23.3248500
Fabric Mills23.2848430
Other Wood Product Manufacturing23.2648390
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition23.2148290
Support Activities for Crop Production23.2148280
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.2148280
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing23.1748190
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing23.1448130
Wood Product Manufacturing23.1348120
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned23.1448120
Special Food Services23.1448120
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing23.1248100
Outpatient Care Centers23.1248100
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned23.0747990
Consumer Goods Rental23.0747980
Warehousing and Storage23.0547950
Personal and Laundry Services23.0547940
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing23.0447930
Educational Services, State government owned23.0447920
Other Support Activities for Transportation23.0347900
Home Health Care Services23.0247880
Specialty hospitals, State government owned23.0147860
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries2347850
Specialty Food Stores22.9947820
Electronics and Appliance Stores22.9847800
Water Transportation22.9447720
Waste Collection22.9347700
Vending Machine Operators22.9247670
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers22.947640
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned22.9147640
Accommodation22.8947600
Telephone Call Centers22.8847590
Photographic Services22.8547520
Foundries22.8347480
Textile Product Mills22.8247470
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services22.847420
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services22.7947410
Traveler Accommodation22.7947400
Ambulance Services22.7847390
Couriers and Express Delivery Services22.7447290
State government, including schools and hospitals22.7447290
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores22.7347280
Hospitals, State government owned22.5946980
Religious Organizations22.5746940
Direct Selling Establishments22.5546910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.5546900
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores22.5146830
Truck Transportation22.4746740
Junior colleges, State government owned22.4246630
Florists22.3446480
Miscellaneous Store Retailers22.3246420
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities22.346390
Amusement Parks and Arcades22.2746320
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned22.246170
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.1646100
Home Furnishings Stores22.1546070
Offices of Optometrists22.1446050
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers21.945560
Gambling Industries21.945550
Other Textile Product Mills21.8945530
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters21.8545440
Death Care Services21.7945330
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation21.7945320
Junior colleges, Privately owned21.745140
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services21.745130
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers21.6945120
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing21.6645050
Animal Food Manufacturing21.6545030
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists21.5544820
Department Stores21.5344780
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.4544610
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly21.3944490
Vocational Rehabilitation Services21.3944490
General Freight Trucking21.3444390
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers21.2644210
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities21.2544210
General Merchandise Stores21.1543990
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities21.143890
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)20.9243520
Individual and Family Services20.8843440
Social Assistance20.8843420
Inland Water Transportation20.7843220
Other Residential Care Facilities20.7343110
Animal Slaughtering and Processing20.6843010
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities20.5842800
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities20.542640
Food and Beverage Stores20.4342490
Other General Merchandise Stores20.4342490
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned20.3942400
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps20.3842380
Charter Bus Industry20.3242270
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners20.2742160
Technical and trade schools, Local government owned20.2242060
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)20.1641930
Offices of Other Health Practitioners19.8841340
Child Day Care Services19.6840940
Personal Care Services19.3840300
Technical and trade schools, State government owned19.3540250
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores18.8939300
Sporting Goods Stores18.6938880
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores18.6838860
Grocery Stores18.5738630
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers18.4138290
Used Merchandise Stores18.3738200
Offices of Chiropractors17.1735720

Not all industries pay the same for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants.

1 of the easiest way to increase your salary is to change industries and find a higher paying one.



Highest paying states

StateHourlyAnnual
NY$32.75$68110
CT$32.55$67700
MD$31.16$64820
DC$30.57$63580
NJ$30.42$63280
CA$29.47$61290
RI$28.94$60190
VA$28.25$58750
DE$28.09$58430
MA$27.9$58020

Another simple way to boost your pay as An Executive Secretary is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NY doesn’t mean you will make more overall. This is because the expenses at NY may be 2x higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to the BLS, the highest paid / most successful Executive Secretaries are in the states of NY, CT, MD, DC and NJ. The average salary in NY is $68110.



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Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Written by: Stanley Tan
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
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