Student Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$24,000
$17,000
$24,000
$35,000
Student Assistants in the United States make an average salary of $24,823 per year or $11.93 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $17,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $35,000. If you like following the crowd, Education and Non Profits companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Health Care, Education, and Manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut provide the highest Student Assistant salaries.
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Map of Student Assistant Salaries

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

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Average Student Assistant Salary By Location

While a Student Assistant can average a salary of $24,823 per year, or $11.93 per hour, there are many opportunities for Student Assistants to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $29,364 per year. Other high-paying locations include Fairbanks, AK, Greenville, NC and Albany, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $16,000. The highest paying states for Student Assistants include California, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Texas, Wisconsin, and Georgia offer the lowest salaries.

Average Student Assistant Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like St. Charles' Schools and Laramie County Library as they offer the highest salaries for Student Assistants.

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Student Assistant Salary History

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Recently Added Student Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Student Hourly Assistant | UC | CA (Multiple Positions)
Student Hourly Assistant | UC | CA (Multiple Positions)
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$20,870
$20,870
06/30/2020
Upward Bound Student Assistant
Upward Bound Student Assistant
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/25/2020
Communications Student Assistant
Communications Student Assistant
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/23/2020
Student Website/Digital Assistant
Student Website/Digital Assistant
06/21/2020
06/21/2020
$22,957
$22,957
06/21/2020
Los Rios Community College District
Los Rios Community College District
Student Personnel Assistant-Student Life (Temporary)
Student Personnel Assistant-Student Life (Temporary)
Student Personnel Assistant-Student Life (Temporary)
Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, CA
06/21/2020
06/21/2020
$31,159
$31,159
06/21/2020
St. Louis Community College
St. Louis Community College
Student Services Assistant I/Biotechnology Student Workplace Learning 4
Student Services Assistant I/Biotechnology Student Workplace Learning 4
Student Services Assistant I/Biotechnology Student Workplace Learning 4
Saint Louis, MO
Saint Louis, MO
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$24,606
$24,606
06/17/2020
Lifeguard at Patty Pool-Student Assistant C
Lifeguard at Patty Pool-Student Assistant C
06/16/2020
06/16/2020
$28,175
$28,175
06/16/2020
Student Assistant (Aarc Science/Mgt/Mkt/Blw/Bcm Tutor)
Student Assistant (Aarc Science/Mgt/Mkt/Blw/Bcm Tutor)
06/05/2020
06/05/2020
$19,827
$19,827
06/05/2020
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Student Assistant
Student Assistant
Student Assistant
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
06/03/2020
06/03/2020
$18,157
$18,157
06/03/2020
Student Hourly Assistant | Special Collections/Archives
Student Hourly Assistant | Special Collections/Archives
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$25,044
$25,044
05/28/2020