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Extension Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$61,000
$33,000
$61,000
$112,000
Extension associates in the United States make an average salary of $61,286 per year or $29.46 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $33,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $113,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts provide the highest extension associate salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Ithaca, NY
$90,406
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Map of Extension Associate Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Extension Associate Salary By Location

While an extension associate can average a salary of $61,286 per year, or $29.46 per hour, there are many opportunities for extension associates to make more. For example, in Ithaca, NY you might make $90,406 per year. Other high-paying locations include College Station, TX, Pine Bluff, AR and Baton Rouge, LA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Ithaca, NY where the average starting salary is $41,000. The highest paying states for extension associates include Alaska, New Jersey and New York. Meanwhile, North Dakota, Washington, and Minnesota offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Ithaca, NY
Ithaca, NY
$90,406
$90k
College Station, TX
College Station, TX
$81,753
$82k
Pine Bluff, AR
Pine Bluff, AR
$71,876
$72k
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
$67,483
$67k
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh, NC
$50,060
$50k
West Lafayette, IN
West Lafayette, IN
$43,354
$43k
Castle Rock, CO
Castle Rock, CO
$38,456
$38k
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$32,902
$33k

High Paying Extension Associate Jobs

Average Extension Associate Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an extension associate, working for Louisiana State University or North Carolina Central University might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like North Dakota State University and Purdue University report highly competitive salaries for extension associates.

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Extension Associate Salary History

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    Recently Added Extension Associate Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Prairie View A&M University
    Prairie View A&M University
    Extension Associate (4H, Harris County-Healthy Houston Initiative)
    Extension Associate (4H, Harris County-Healthy Houston Initiative)
    Extension Associate (4H, Harris County-Healthy Houston Initiative)
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    09/29/2020
    09/29/2020
    $31,723
    $31,723
    09/29/2020
    Regional Nutrition Extension Associate-Durham County
    Regional Nutrition Extension Associate-Durham County
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    07/29/2020
    07/29/2020
    $52,000
    $52,000
    07/29/2020
    Extension Associate-Parks, Recreation & Tourism MG
    Extension Associate-Parks, Recreation & Tourism MG
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    04/29/2020
    04/29/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    04/29/2020
    SEA Grant Professional I/Marine Extension Associate (Climate Community Resilience)
    SEA Grant Professional I/Marine Extension Associate (Climate Community Resilience)
    Orono, ME
    Orono, ME
    02/21/2020
    02/21/2020
    $45,000
    $45,000
    02/21/2020
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    01/18/2020
    01/18/2020
    $50,000
    $50,000
    01/18/2020
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    10/05/2019
    10/05/2019
    $55,000
    $55,000
    10/05/2019
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Starkville, MS
    Starkville, MS
    09/22/2019
    09/22/2019
    $35,500
    $35,500
    09/22/2019
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Manhattan, KS
    Manhattan, KS
    09/19/2019
    09/19/2019
    $69,992
    $69,992
    09/19/2019
    County of Douglas
    County of Douglas
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Castle Rock, CO
    Castle Rock, CO
    08/22/2019
    08/22/2019
    $42,000
    $42,000
    08/22/2019
    Colorado State University
    Colorado State University
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Extension Associate
    Fort Collins, CO
    Fort Collins, CO
    08/16/2019
    08/16/2019
    $42,000
    $42,000
    08/16/2019