RESIDENT ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$54,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
LifePoint Health
Highest Paying City
Saint Cloud, MN
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
1.6 years
How much does a resident assistant make?
Resident Assistants in America make an average salary of $54,848 per year or $26.37 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $30,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $98,000. Most Resident Assistant jobs are in Health Care companies and Finance companies. Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, and Iowa are some of the states with the best Resident Assistant salaries in the US. Most Resident Assistants spend 1.6 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Resident
$60,151
Assistant
$63,975

Average Resident Assistant Salary By Company

Resident Assistant jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Resident Assistant jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. LifePoint Health and Ascension Health Inc. are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like University of Nevada, Las Vegas or Consulate Health Care, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Resident Assistants.

Average Resident Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Resident Assistant in the United States is $54,848 per year or $26.37 per hour. The city with the highest Resident Assistant salary is Saint Cloud, MN at $68,063 per year. Even an entry-level Resident Assistant makes $44,000 per year in Saint Cloud, MN. The highest earning states when it comes to Resident Assistant salaries are Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, and Iowa. Hawaii, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and Idaho are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Saint Cloud, MN
$68,063
2
Oshkosh, WI
$65,060
3
Grand Rapids, MI
$63,658
4
Rochester, NY
$60,901
5
Columbus, OH
$59,634

Average Resident Assistant Salary By Industry

Resident Assistant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Hospitality companies, Real Estate companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Resident Assistants. Hospitality companies pay their Resident Assistants the highest wages, averaging $58,622 per year. Real Estate companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $57,513 and $54,923, respectively. The average salary for Resident Assistants in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $53,636.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$58,622
2
Real Estate
$57,513
3
Professional
$54,923
4
Health Care
$53,636

RECENTLY ADDED Resident Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Indian Health Service
Resident Assistant
10/30/2019
$38,586
10/30/2019
$17,844
State of Georgia
Resident Assistant
10/30/2019
$16,696
10/29/2019
$41,633
Evergreen Retirement Community
Resident Assistant
10/23/2019
$24,001
Heritage Senior Living, LLC
Resident Assistant
Madison, WI
10/22/2019
$27,131
Good Samaritan Society
Resident Assistant
10/16/2019
$27,966
Washington County, Wi
Resident Assistant
10/15/2019
$31,618
Accessible Space, Inc.
Resident Assistant
Saint Paul, MN
10/11/2019
$27,131
10/05/2019
$29,218
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