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Working as an Election Assistant

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being an election assistant. For example, did you know that they make an average of $14.21 an hour? That's $29,566 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 Election Assistant Do

There are certain skills that many election 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 writing skills, critical-thinking skills and reading skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be an election assistant, we found that a lot of resumes listed 29.4% of election assistants included election materials, while 18.8% of resumes included data entry, and 13.1% of resumes included election process. 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 election assistant job title. But what industry to start with? Most election assistants actually find jobs in the health care and government industries.

How To Become an Election Assistant

If you're interested in becoming an election assistant, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 43.6% of election assistants have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 8.4% of election assistants have master's degrees. Even though most election 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 election assistant. When we researched the most common majors for an election assistant, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees. Other degrees that we often see on election assistant resumes include associate degree degrees or master's degree degrees.

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

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Average Salary$29,566
Job Growth Rate-7%

Election Assistant Jobs

Average Salary for an Election Assistant

Election Assistants in America make an average salary of $29,566 per year or $14 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $35,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $24,000 per year.
Average Salary
$29,566

Best Paying Cities

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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Elections Voting Assistant-Extra Help Temporary
Elections Voting Assistant-Extra Help Temporary
County of Ventura
County of Ventura
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$36,52307/09/2020
$36,523
Elections Voting Assistant-Extra Help Temporary
Elections Voting Assistant-Extra Help Temporary
Ventura County
Ventura County
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$34,04907/08/2020
$34,049
Temporary Elections Assistant (November 2020 Presidential Election) (P)
Temporary Elections Assistant (November 2020 Presidential Election) (P)
County of Riverside-Tap
County of Riverside-Tap
07/02/2020
07/02/2020
$31,30507/02/2020
$31,305
Temporary Election Assistant
Temporary Election Assistant
Minnesota City Jobs
Minnesota City Jobs
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$25,04406/20/2020
$25,044
Elections Assistant-Temporary
Elections Assistant-Temporary
City of Eagan
City of Eagan
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$34,18505/28/2020
$34,185

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Election Assistant Demographics

Gender

female

58.0 %

male

34.1 %

unknown

7.8 %

Ethnicity

White

69.6 %

Hispanic or Latino

15.2 %

Black or African American

9.2 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.0 %

French

9.4 %

Russian

9.4 %
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Election Assistant Education

Majors

Business
20.3 %

Degrees

Bachelors

43.6 %

High School Diploma

17.8 %

Associate

17.3 %

Top Colleges for Election Assistants

1. Stanford University

Stanford, CA

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

2. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

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

3. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

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

4. Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

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

5. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548

6. California State University - Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA

In-State Tuition
$7,309
Enrollment
9,142

7. Baruch College of the City University of New York

New York, NY

In-State Tuition
$7,262
Enrollment
14,629

8. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

In-State Tuition
$50,420
Enrollment
7,582

9. Villanova University

Villanova, PA

In-State Tuition
$53,308
Enrollment
6,819

10. Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

In-State Tuition
$55,464
Enrollment
9,639
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Top Skills For an Election 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, 29.4% of election assistants listed election materials on their resume, but soft skills such as writing skills and critical-thinking skills are important as well.

  • Data Entry, 34.5%
  • Election Materials, 15.8%
  • Election Process, 10.8%
  • Voter Registration, 10.1%
  • Office Procedures, 6.3%
  • Other Skills, 22.5%
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Top Election Assistant Employers

1. tap
3.6
Avg. Salary: 
$56,036
Election Assistants Hired: 
8+
2. Los Angeles County
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$38,046
Election Assistants Hired: 
6+
3. RCRMC
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$40,005
Election Assistants Hired: 
3+
4. PDS Tech
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$53,194
Election Assistants Hired: 
3+
5. Wake County
4.4
Avg. Salary: 
$39,441
Election Assistants Hired: 
3+
6. Washington State Employees Credit Union
4.0
Avg. Salary: 
$47,256
Election Assistants Hired: 
3+

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Updated October 2, 2020