STAFF ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$74,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Rowan University
Highest Paying City
Philadelphia, PA
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a staff assistant make?
Staff Assistants in the US make on average $39,425 annually or $18.95 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $20,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $74,000. Most Staff Assistant jobs are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Staff Assistant salaries are Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and District of Columbia. Most Staff Assistants spend 2.7 years in the position.

Average Staff Assistant Salary By Company

Staff 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 tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Rowan University or Massachusetts General Physicians ... will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like 1st Source and Los Angeles County report highly competitive salaries for Staff Assistants.

Average Staff Assistant Salary By Location

As a Staff Assistant in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $39,425 per year or $18.95 per hour. The city with the highest Staff Assistant salary is Philadelphia, PA at $45,789 per year. The Philadelphia, PA average entry-level salary for Staff Assistants is $20,000. Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and District of Columbia are the top 5 highest earning states for Staff Assistants. Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Utah, and Louisiana are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Philadelphia, PA
$45,789
2
Baltimore, MD
$45,706
3
Washington, DC
$44,892
4
New York, NY
$44,765
5
Columbus, OH
$41,304

Average Staff Assistant Salary By Industry

Staff Assistant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Media companies, Non Profits companies, and Transportation companies pay higher-than-average wages for Staff Assistants. Salaries for Staff Assistants in Media companies average $46,364 annually, while Non Profits companies and Transportation companies pay $43,408 and $40,590, respectively. The average salary for Staff Assistants in the Finance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $35,821.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$46,364
2
Non Profits
$43,408
3
Transportation
$40,590
4
Professional
$38,993
5
Hospitality
$37,816

RECENTLY ADDED Staff Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Kentucky
Staff Assistant
10/30/2019
$23,374
10/30/2019
$31,305
Peralta Community College District
Staff Assistant
10/30/2019
$43,488
Rowan University
Staff Assistant
10/30/2019
$47,312
State of Florida
Staff Assistant
10/30/2019
$27,131
Columbia University
Staff Assistant
10/30/2019
$38,900
10/29/2019
$47,016
City of College Station
Staff Assistant
10/29/2019
$28,912
10/28/2019
$61,500
10/27/2019
$29,218
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