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The average salary for an Executive Assistant is £47,188 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 6008 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executive Assistant employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for an Executive Assistant in United Kingdom is £60,334 per year.
The lowest salary for an Executive Assistant in United Kingdom is £37,423 per year.
Executive assistant jobs offer insider access to a variety of professions. Base pay is usually around the average salary with potential to grow even higher with experience. Candidates can increase their pay through becoming an assistant to higher level executives in their business. Salary is also dependent on location, with jobs based in London, particularly Westminster and Canary Warf. Other cities and towns like Birmingham and Reading can also offer the highest executive assistant salaries.
To qualify for a better salary as an executive assistant, look for ways to boost your experience and qualifications. Completing a postgraduate degree in a related field, such as business or public relations, is one road to a higher salary. Alternatively, look for one of the multiple executive assistant training options available, such as Executive Secretary Certified Administrative Professional (ESCAP) certification, and the Association of Executive and Administrative Professionals (AEAP) Certified Executive Administrative Professional (CEAP) certification covering topics on in-demand areas.
Aim to sharpen your skills in communication, organisation, record and time management, administrative functions, and leadership.
These are just a few examples of training options to boost your profile and increase your earning potential. You may also like to look up other training specific to the industry you are working in to help you excel in your role.
Negotiating a fair salary in an executive assistant role requires research and confidence in your abilities. Go into the negotiations with knowledge of what someone in your area with your qualifications is paid. If you are a newcomer to the position, point out relevant strengths, including training, related experience, and abilities like organisational and social skills and the ability to perform well under deadlines and pressure. When negotiating a salary increase in your present job, highlight your accomplishments and helpful abilities, such as:
- Important successful projects you have participated in
- Willingness to go above and beyond for the team
- Reliability and punctuality when working on a deadline
- Organisational skills
About 71.57% of Executive Assistant professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £3,957 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of an Executive Assistant in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Executive Assistant professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £30,635 and £76,501 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £47,188 following the average career path of an Executive Assistant.