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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being an auction assistant. For example, did you know that they make an average of $19.88 an hour? That's $41,347 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow -7% and produce -276,700 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does an Auction Assistant Do

There are certain skills that many auction assistants have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed interpersonal skills, writing skills and organizational skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be an auction assistant, we found that a lot of resumes listed 31.0% of auction assistants included customer service, while 10.5% of resumes included online, and 10.2% of resumes included photography. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the auction assistant job title. But what industry to start with? Most auction assistants actually find jobs in the retail and hospitality industries.

How To Become an Auction Assistant

If you're interested in becoming an auction assistant, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 42.9% of auction assistants have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 2.4% of auction assistants have master's degrees. Even though some auction assistants have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become an auction assistant. When we researched the most common majors for an auction assistant, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on auction assistant resumes include high school diploma degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become an auction assistant. In fact, many auction assistant jobs require experience in a role such as internship. Meanwhile, many auction assistants also have previous career experience in roles such as cashier or customer service representative.

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Average Salary
$41,347
Average Salary
Job Growth Rate
-7%
Job Growth Rate
Job Openings
14,245
Job Openings

Auction Assistant Career Paths

Top Careers Before Auction Assistant

Cashier
12.7 %

Top Careers After Auction Assistant

Cashier
12.5 %

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Average Salary for an Auction Assistant

Auction Assistants in America make an average salary of $41,347 per year or $20 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $59,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $28,000 per year.
Average Salary
$41,347
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03/13/2020
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$22,95703/13/2020
$22,957
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Iron Bound Solutions LLC
Iron Bound Solutions LLC
12/28/2016
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$33,46712/28/2016
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Auction Assistant Demographics

Gender

male

52.4 %

female

43.1 %

unknown

4.5 %

Ethnicity

White

69.5 %

Hispanic or Latino

15.4 %

Black or African American

9.3 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

31.0 %

French

17.2 %

Chinese

13.8 %
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Auction Assistant Education

Majors

Business
21.9 %
Fine Arts
15.2 %

Degrees

Bachelors

42.9 %

Certificate

19.0 %

Associate

16.0 %

Top Colleges for Auction Assistants

1. Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC • Private

In-State Tuition
$3,926
Enrollment
9,835

2. Stanford University

Stanford, CA • Private

In-State Tuition
$51,354
Enrollment
7,083

3. Ball State University

Muncie, IN • Private

In-State Tuition
$9,896
Enrollment
15,529

4. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

5. Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH • Private

In-State Tuition
$11,105
Enrollment
13,729

6. Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$39,216
Enrollment
1,303

7. Morgan State University

Baltimore, MD • Private

In-State Tuition
$7,900
Enrollment
6,404

8. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL • Private

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

9. Siena Heights University

Adrian, MI • Private

In-State Tuition
$27,124
Enrollment
2,035

10. University of Akron

Akron, OH • Private

In-State Tuition
$11,463
Enrollment
13,676
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Top Skills For an Auction Assistant

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 31.0% of auction assistants listed customer service on their resume, but soft skills such as interpersonal skills and writing skills are important as well.

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Top Auction Assistant Employers

1. Spencer's
4.4
Avg. Salary: 
$31,203
Auction Assistants Hired: 
4+
2. ADESA
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$28,280
Auction Assistants Hired: 
3+
3. Badger State Auto Auction
3.4
Avg. Salary: 
$34,452
Auction Assistants Hired: 
3+
4. Clark County
4.4
Avg. Salary: 
$31,755
Auction Assistants Hired: 
2+
5. Monster.com
4.6
Avg. Salary: 
$53,339
Auction Assistants Hired: 
2+
6. Commonwealth Auto Reinsurers
4.0
Avg. Salary: 
$31,290
Auction Assistants Hired: 
2+
Updated October 2, 2020