Technical Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$37,000
$23,000
$37,000
$60,000
Technical Assistants in the United States make an average salary of $37,679 per year or $18.12 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $60,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Colorado, West Virginia, Connecticut, and California provide the highest Technical Assistant salaries.
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Map of Technical Assistant Salaries

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

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Average Technical Assistant Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Colorado and West Virginia, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Technical Assistants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Dakota, Vermont, and Hawaii.

Average Technical Assistant Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Technical Assistant, being employed by a company such as Ropes & Gray or Parker Hannifin would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like JPMorgan Chase and LifePoint Health also report highly competitive salaries for Technical Assistants.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Technical Assistant Pay By Industry

Technical Assistant salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Energy, Retail, and Technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Technical Assistant can make a yearly salary of $48,736 while working for Energy companies. All the while, other Technical Assistants are making $44,737 at Retail companies and $37,389 at Technology companies. One industry Technical Assistants may want to avoid is the Education industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $34,301.

Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$48,736
$49k
Retail
Retail
$44,737
$45k
Technology
Technology
$37,389
$37k
Insurance
Insurance
$37,359
$37k
Health Care
Health Care
$37,089
$37k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$36,558
$37k
Education
Education
$34,301
$34k

Technical Assistant Salary History

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Technical Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Technical 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 Technical Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
AMS Technical Assistant
AMS Technical Assistant
07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$100,000
$100,000
07/27/2020
Technical Assistant
Technical Assistant
07/12/2020
07/12/2020
$37,128
$37,128
07/12/2020
Lab Technical Assistant
Lab Technical Assistant
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$43,055
$43,055
07/08/2020
Technical Assistant-Nursing
Technical Assistant-Nursing
07/03/2020
07/03/2020
$35,166
$35,166
07/03/2020
State of Massachusetts
State of Massachusetts
Technical Assistant III, Academic Placement & Testing Center
Technical Assistant III, Academic Placement & Testing Center
Technical Assistant III, Academic Placement & Testing Center
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$35,512
$35,512
06/20/2020
Technical Assistant-Nursing
Technical Assistant-Nursing
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$35,166
$35,166
06/17/2020
Airframe and Powerplant Technical Assistant
Airframe and Powerplant Technical Assistant
06/09/2020
06/09/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/09/2020
Laboratory Technical Assistant 1
Laboratory Technical Assistant 1
05/30/2020
05/30/2020
$23,562
$23,562
05/30/2020
Technical Assistant-Nursing
Technical Assistant-Nursing
05/14/2020
05/14/2020
$35,166
$35,166
05/14/2020
AMS Technical Assistant
AMS Technical Assistant
05/05/2020
05/05/2020
$100,000
$100,000
05/05/2020