DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$37,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Kroger
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.2 years
How much does a department assistant make?
The national average salary for a Department Assistant in the U.S. is $37,800 annually or $18.17 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $71,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $20,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Department Assistants are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Department Assistant salaries are District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The typical tenure for a Department Assistant is 2.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Assistant
$63,975

Average Department Assistant Salary By Company

Department Assistants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Department Assistants are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. Kroger and Brigham & Women's Hospital are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare pay their Department Assistants very well.

Average Department Assistant Salary By Location

Across America, Department Assistants make on average $37,800 annually or $18.17 hourly. Working in Washington, DC as a Department Assistant will pay you the highest wages at around $46,229 per year. The average starting salary in Washington, DC for Department Assistants is $23,000. District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania are the states with the highest payscale for Department Assistants. Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas, Vermont, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$46,229
2
Charlottesville, VA
$45,957
3
New York, NY
$42,357
4
Cincinnati, OH
$41,186
5
Spokane, WA
$37,991

Average Department Assistant Salary By Industry

Wages for Department Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Utilities companies, Hospitality companies, and Retail companies pay their Department Assistants well. Utilities companies pay Department Assistants an average salary of $39,568, Hospitality companies pay $39,079, and Retail companys come in at $38,506. At $35,979, the average salary for Department Assistants in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Utilities
$39,568
2
Hospitality
$39,079
3
Retail
$38,506
4
Health Care
$36,148
5
Professional
$36,097

RECENTLY ADDED Department Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Masiello Employment Services
Department Assistant
10/31/2019
$31,305
City University of New York
Department Assistant
10/29/2019
$35,145
Chapman University
Department Assistant
10/22/2019
$31,305
Kern Comunity College District
Department Assistant
10/19/2019
$32,150
Kern Community College District
Department Assistant
10/16/2019
$37,284
Kelly Services
Department Assistant
10/11/2019
$32,703
City of Lacey
Department Assistant
09/28/2019
$55,478
Kern Comunity College District
Department Assistant
09/25/2019
$17,709
Masiello Employment Services
Department Assistant
09/25/2019
$31,305
Masiello Employment Services
Department Assistant
09/25/2019
$31,305
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