PROGRAM ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$32,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$32,000
Median 50%
$42,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
El Paso County
Highest Paying City
Denver, CO
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a program assistant make?
The national average salary for a Program Assistant in the U.S. is $32,201 annually or $15.48 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $42,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $24,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Program Assistants are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Program Assistant jobs are Minnesota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and North Dakota. Most Program Assistants spend 2.1 years in the position.

Average Program Assistant Salary By Company

Program Assistants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Program Assistants at El Paso County and Virginia West University Medical Corporation report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Pacific Clinics and Ernst & Young pay their Program Assistants very well.

Average Program Assistant Salary By Location

Across America, Program Assistants make on average $32,201 annually or $15.48 hourly. Program Assistants make the most in Denver, CO at about $35,738 per year. Even an entry-level Program Assistant makes $23,000 per year in Denver, CO. The top 5 states with the highest reported Program Assistant salaries are Minnesota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and North Dakota. Georgia, Oregon, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont have the lowest reported salaries for Program Assistants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Denver, CO
$35,738
2
Rochester, MN
$35,549
3
Fresno, CA
$35,214
4
Newark, DE
$35,132
5
Baltimore, MD
$35,060

Average Program Assistant Salary By Industry

Program Assistant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Non Profits companies, Hospitality companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Program Assistants. Non Profits companies pay Program Assistants an average salary of $38,434, Hospitality companies pay $32,861, and Finance companys come in at $32,717. At $31,157, the average salary for Program Assistants in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Non Profits
$38,434
2
Hospitality
$32,861
3
Finance
$32,717
4
Health Care
$32,310
5
Professional
$31,157

RECENTLY ADDED Program Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Minneapolis, MN
10/31/2019
$35,354
George Mason University
Program Assistant
10/31/2019
$20,000
The Living Room Center
Program Assistant
10/31/2019
$31,305
State of North Carolina
Program Assistant
Raleigh, NC
10/30/2019
$27,131
Cajon Valley Union School District
Program Assistant
10/30/2019
$31,514
Salvation Army USA
Program Assistant
Philadelphia, PA
10/30/2019
$27,653
University of Kentucky
Program Assistant
Lexington, KY
10/30/2019
$25,044
The Salvation Army of The Syracuse Area
Program Assistant
Philadelphia, PA
10/29/2019
$27,653
University of Utah
Program Assistant
10/28/2019
$27,131
UNC Department of Public Safety
Program Assistant
10/28/2019
$40,000
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