STUDENT ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$26,000
$16,000
Min 10%
$26,000
Median 50%
$40,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Fairbanks, AK
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.6 years
How much does a student assistant make?
As a Student Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $26,247 per year or $12.62 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $40,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $16,000 per year. Most Student Assistant jobs are in Hospitality companies and Transportation companies. Alaska, Hawaii, California, Nevada, and Washington have the highest paying Student Assistant jobs. The typical tenure for a Student Assistant is 1.6 years.

Average Student Assistant Salary By Company

Student Assistants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Student Assistants are Hospitality companies and Transportation companies. Student Assistants at University of Nebraska at Omaha and Freeman Health System report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Management & Training and Corona del Mar High School report highly competitive salaries for Student Assistants.

Average Student Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Student Assistant in the USA is $26,247 annually or $12.62 hourly. Working in Fairbanks, AK as a Student Assistant will pay you the highest wages at around $77,375 per year. Even as an entry-level Student Assistant, you will make $51,000 per year in Fairbanks, AK. Alaska, Hawaii, California, Nevada, and Washington are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee report the lowest wages for Student Assistants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Fairbanks, AK
$77,375
2
San Francisco, CA
$45,315
3
Seattle, WA
$34,424
4
Lexington, MA
$28,688
5
Albany, NY
$28,151

Average Student Assistant Salary By Industry

Wages for Student Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Student Assistants. Health Care companies pay their Student Assistants the highest wages, averaging $28,439 per year. Hospitality companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $26,227 and $26,060, respectively. At $24,932, the average salary for Student Assistants in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$28,439
2
Hospitality
$26,227
3
Professional
$26,060
4
Transportation
$25,242
5
Finance
$24,932

RECENTLY ADDED Student Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Puget Sound ESD
Student Assistant
Seattle, WA
10/31/2019
$49,963
10/30/2019
$28,133
ABC Unified School District
Student Assistant
10/30/2019
$20,436
Tacoma Community College
Student Assistant
Tacoma, WA
10/30/2019
$25,774
North Central Texas College
Student Assistant
10/30/2019
$18,783
University of Florida
Student Assistant
10/29/2019
$18,783
Alpine Union Elementary
Student Assistant
10/29/2019
$25,044
New York State Civil Service
Student Assistant
10/29/2019
$41,093
Suny Upstate Medical University
Student Assistant
10/28/2019
$23,166
University of St. Francis
Student Assistant
10/25/2019
$17,218
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