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Service Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$31,000
$23,000
$31,000
$42,000
The average service assistant makes about $31,383 per year. That's $15.09 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $23,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $42,000. Many of service assistants seem to be drawn to hospitality and retail companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case service assistants tend to work at finance, health care, and education companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Maine, New Hampshire and New Jersey pay service assistants the highest salaries.
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Map of Service Assistant Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Service Assistant Salary By Location

While a service assistant can average a salary of $31,383 per year, or $15.09 per hour, there are many opportunities for service assistants to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $46,264 per year. Other high-paying locations include Portland, ME, Santa Rosa, CA and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $30,000. The highest paying states for service assistants include Maine, New Hampshire and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Arkansas, Indiana, and Hawaii offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$46,264
$46k
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
$41,399
$41k
Santa Rosa, CA
Santa Rosa, CA
$37,925
$38k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$37,884
$38k
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
$37,653
$38k
Saint Paul, MN
Saint Paul, MN
$37,139
$37k
Albany, OR
Albany, OR
$36,723
$37k
Houston, TX
Houston, TX
$36,681
$37k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$36,142
$36k
Memphis, TN
Memphis, TN
$35,689
$36k

High Paying Service Assistant Jobs

Average Service Assistant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a service assistant, working for Schlumberger or Citi might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Kaiser Permanente and Monster report highly competitive salaries for service assistants.

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Service Assistant Salary History

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    Average Service Assistant Pay By Industry

    The salary for a service assistant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for service assistants tend to be found in finance, health care, and education companies. In fact, service assistants can make a yearly salary of $34,778 while working for finance companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $34,778
    $35k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $31,999
    $32k
    Education
    Education
    $31,898
    $32k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $30,901
    $31k
    Government
    Government
    $30,567
    $31k
    Retail
    Retail
    $30,279
    $30k

    Service Assistant Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a service assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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 Service Assistant Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Environmental Services Assistant Atrmc
    Environmental Services Assistant Atrmc
    Grants Pass, OR
    Grants Pass, OR
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $29,009
    $29,009
    10/31/2020
    Surgical Services Assistant Varied Shifts
    Surgical Services Assistant Varied Shifts
    Turlock, CA
    Turlock, CA
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $35,270
    $35,270
    10/30/2020
    Arkansas State University
    Arkansas State University
    Institutional Services Assistant
    Institutional Services Assistant
    Institutional Services Assistant
    Jonesboro, AR
    Jonesboro, AR
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $21,453
    $21,453
    10/29/2020
    Phoenix Union High School District
    Phoenix Union High School District
    SY-Service Assistant (Cc#2581)
    SY-Service Assistant (Cc#2581)
    SY-Service Assistant (Cc#2581)
    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $26,108
    $26,108
    10/27/2020
    General Service Assistant, Monday-Friday 8Am-5Pm
    General Service Assistant, Monday-Friday 8Am-5Pm
    Orlando, FL
    Orlando, FL
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/26/2020
    Parking Service Assistant
    Parking Service Assistant
    Miami, FL
    Miami, FL
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/24/2020
    Service Assistant, Busser Restaurant
    Service Assistant, Busser Restaurant
    Carlsbad, CA
    Carlsbad, CA
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/24/2020
    Referral Services Assistant
    Referral Services Assistant
    Westchester, IL
    Westchester, IL
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $37,566
    $37,566
    10/22/2020
    Sweetwater County School District #1
    Sweetwater County School District #1
    Nutrition Services Assistant/Bus Driver
    Nutrition Services Assistant/Bus Driver
    Nutrition Services Assistant/Bus Driver
    Rock Springs, WY
    Rock Springs, WY
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $30,387
    $30,387
    10/22/2020
    McLean County Government
    McLean County Government
    Domestic Services Assistant I
    Domestic Services Assistant I
    Domestic Services Assistant I
    Normal, IL
    Normal, IL
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $20,870
    $20,870
    10/21/2020