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Executive assistant salary in Massachusetts

How much does an Executive Assistant make in Massachusetts?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $70,698
Low $49,128
High $101,738
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a executive assistant is $70,698 per year in Massachusetts. 547 salaries reported, updated at May 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Massachusetts

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Executive Assistants in Massachusetts

  1. PayPal
    1,697 reviews6 salaries reported
    $111,441per year
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Highest paying cities for Executive Assistants near Massachusetts

  1. Chelmsford, MA
    $104,961 per year
    29 salaries reported
  2. Cambridge, MA
    $102,140 per year
    60 salaries reported
  3. Waltham, MA
    $100,413 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Canton, MA
    $90,226 per year
    15 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $76,245 per year
    256 salaries reported
  3. Newton, MA
    $71,114 per year
    15 salaries reported
  1. Springfield, MA
    $68,443 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Worcester, MA
    $65,413 per year
    28 salaries reported
  3. Framingham, MA
    $62,815 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can an Executive Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Executive Assistants

Top fields of study
Law Degree
Top skills
Financial Services
Top licenses
Certified Notary Public

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Most common benefits for Executive Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 10,949 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 much do similar professions get paid in Massachusetts?

Administrative Assistant

2,496 job openings

Average $20.80 per hour

Executive Administrative Assistant

351 job openings

Average $27.88 per hour

Executive Assistant to CEO

69 job openings

Average $80,417 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Executive Assistant

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an executive assistant?

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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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