In addition to salary guides for skilled trade and operations jobs, we have also put together a salary guide for a range of executive positions. As with the other guides, the executive guide includes brief descriptions of each position along with pay scale information for each. And as with the other guides, our research team can provide you with any additional information you need if you cannot find what you’re looking for in the guide.
Our executive guide has almost 45 jobs listed. They include positions such as executive assistant, accountant, production manager, warehouse manager, materials manager, project manager, payroll administrator, benefits administrator, director of sales, benefits manager, engineering manager, sales coordinator, HR director.
We list a salary range for each type of job in Seattle, Tacoma, and Vancouver, Washington, as well as a salary range for jobs in Portland and Lake Oswego, Oregon. In Alaska, we give salary ranges for executive positions in the Anchorage area.
Here are a few samples From Our Salary Guides
An executive assistant aids company leaders in handling administrative functions to free up management for more important leadership responsibilities. Executive assistants handle a wide variety of situations. They prepare routine correspondence, including letters, memoranda, and reports. These types of jobs generally require an associate’s degree and several years of experience.
In Seattle, annual salaries for executive assistants range from about $62,000 a year to $79,000 a year. In Tacoma the salaries range from about $60,000 a year to $77,000 a year. And in the Vancouver, Washington area, they can range from $59,000 a year to $75,000 a year.
In the Portland, Oregon area, salaries for executive assistants go from $59,000 a year to $75,000 a year, and the range is the same for the Lake Oswego area. In Anchorage, executive assistants can earn from about $64,000 a year to about $81,000 a year.
The job of the operations manager is to oversee the daily activities of a company’s non-manufacturing operations department. This person helps to evaluate current and proposed systems and procedures, to recommend changes when needed and to assist in the addition of new processes. The job usually requires a bachelor’s degree and at least eight years of experience.
In the Seattle area, and operations manager would make between $100,000 and $122,000 a year. Around the Tacoma area, a person in this job would make between $88,000 and $119,000 a year, and in the Vancouver area, from $86,000 to $116,000 a year. Operations managers in the Portland, Oregon area, can make between $87,000 and $116,000 a year. The salary range is the same for those working in the Lake Oswego area.. In Anchorage, operations managers earn between $93,000 and $125,000 a year.
The director of marketing oversees a company’s marketing policies, objectives, and initiatives. He or she also does marketing research and develops marketing plans for products, services, or business lines. The director is also responsible for reviewing trends in the marketplace and the industry and making adjustments to the company’s marketing plan to fit those changes. The job usually requires a bachelor’s degree and about 10 years of experience.
Marketing directors can earn between $130,000 and $178,000 a year in the Seattle area. In Tacoma, the salary range for the position is from $126,000 to $273,000 a year, and in Vancouver, the salary ranges from $124,000 a year to $169,000 a year. In Portland, Oregon, the job pays between $124,000 and $169,000 a year, and the same in Lake Oswego. In Anchorage, marketing directors earn between $134,000 a year and $182,000 a year.
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