General Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$33,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$33,000
Median 50%
$45,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
University of Alaska
Highest Paying City
Odenton, MD
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a general assistant make?
The national average salary for a General Assistant in the U.S. is $33,202 annually or $15.96 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $46,000. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, and West Virginia are some of the states with the best General Assistant salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a General Assistant is 2.3 years.

Average General Assistant Salary By Location

General Assistants in the United States of America make on average $33,202 a year or $15.96 per hour. Odenton, MD reports the highest General Assistant salaries at $94,974 per year. The Odenton, MD average entry-level salary for General Assistants is $34,000. Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, and West Virginia are the states with the highest payscale for General Assistants. Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana, and Utah have the lowest reported salaries for General Assistants.

Map of General Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where General Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average General Assistant Salary By Company

General Assistants can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for General Assistants are University of Alaska and Ruth's Chris Steak House. Companies like Orange County Public Schools and Reproductive Medicine Center also report very competitive wages for General Assistants.

Average General Assistant Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a General Assistant works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Automotive companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for General Assistants. Manufacturing companies pay General Assistants an average salary of $36,333, Automotive companies pay $34,345, and Hospitality companys come in at $33,680. The types of companies that pay General Assistants the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $28,707.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$36,333
$36k
Automotive
Automotive
$34,345
$34k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$33,680
$34k
Education
Education
$32,246
$32k
Finance
Finance
$31,694
$32k
Retail
Retail
$28,707
$29k

General Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

General Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a General Assistant can range from $25,413 to $48,155 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added General Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Adecco Staffing
General Assistant
03/11/2020
$37,357
General Laborer/Water Transfer Assistant
03/04/2020
$25,044
Orange County Public Schools
General Asst, Hrly (Registrar/Testing Coordinator)
02/29/2020
$21,914
01/24/2020
$18,783
Student Conservation Association
General Assistant
01/17/2020
$33,914
Billings Public Schools
General Assistant
01/15/2020
$18,783
Billings Public Schools
General Assistant
11/27/2019
$18,783
General Assistant
10/14/2019
$28,175
10/11/2019
$18,783
General Assistant
09/26/2019
$33,079
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