Special Projects Assistant

Special Projects Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$64,000
$31,000
Min 10%
$64,000
Median 50%
$133,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
New York
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a special projects assistant make?
As a Special Projects Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $64,557 per year or $31.04 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $31,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $133,000. Most Special Projects Assistant jobs are in Professional companies and Hospitality companies. The best states for high paying Special Projects Assistant jobs are Minnesota, Vermont, North Dakota, Maine, and Wisconsin. The typical tenure for a Special Projects Assistant is 2.4 years.

Average Special Projects Assistant Salary By Location

As a Special Projects Assistant in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $64,557 per year or $31.04 per hour. Washington, DC reports the highest annual salary for Special Projects Assistants at 134,213. Even an entry-level Special Projects Assistant makes $66,000 per year in Washington, DC. Some of the states with the best Special Projects Assistant salaries are Minnesota, Vermont, North Dakota, Maine, Wisconsin, District of Columbia, and Washington. Arizona, Louisiana, and Georgia have the lowest Special Projects Assistant salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$134,213
2
Longmont, CO
$129,027
3
Albany, NY
$126,047
4
Worcester, MA
$125,900
5
Saint Louis, MO
$116,668

Average Special Projects Assistant Salary By Company

If you are a Special Projects Assistant, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. New York and MedStar Health are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Denver Public Library and Robbinsdale Area Schools report highly competitive salaries for Special Projects Assistants.

Average Special Projects Assistant Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Special Projects Assistant works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Media companies, Finance companies, and Professional companies pay their Special Projects Assistants well. Media companies pay their Special Projects Assistants the highest wages, averaging $73,473 per year. Finance companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $68,346 and $67,087, respectively. At $59,940, the average salary for Special Projects Assistants in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$73,473
2
Finance
$68,346
3
Professional
$67,087
4
Retail
$63,820
5
Non Profits
$62,514

Recently Added Special Projects Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
Special Projects Assistant
01/27/2020
$29,635
Denver Public Schools
Special Projects Assistant
01/25/2020
$28,175
Tehama County Department of Education
Special Projects Assistant
01/25/2020
$27,799
Billings School District #2
Special Projects Assistant
01/24/2020
$18,783
New York State Civil Service
Special Projects Assistant
01/21/2020
$74,000
The Ashlar Group
Special Projects Assistant
01/21/2020
$66,179
State of Arizona
Special Projects Assistant
12/29/2019
$33,435
Carroll County Public Schools
Special Projects Assistant
12/20/2019
$18,337
Salt Lake City Corporation
Special Projects Assistant
12/18/2019
$31,305
New York State Civil Service
Special Projects Assistant
12/17/2019
$60,000
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