Assessment Specialist Salary

For Assessment Specialists, annual average wages total $55K per year. More than half of Assessment Specialists (63 percent) survey participants are women. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. For the most part, Assessment Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,416 - $83,250
(Median)
$35K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $55,323
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90%

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$10.73 - $22.54
(Median)
$11
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,416 - $83,250  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $24,658  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,407 - $80,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.73 - $22.54  
   
Overtime
$21.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $24,658  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$29,407 - $80,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Assessment Specialist

Assessment specialists work primarily for educational institutions and companies which develop educational or employment assessment materials. They are generally responsible for researching curricula and learning standards and creating guidelines for what should be included in particular assessments.

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Assessment Specialist Tasks

  • Document pertinent information guidelines.
  • Conduct follow up assessments and review efficacy of recommendations.
  • Interview others, derive needs, and evaluate best course of action.

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Professional skills reported by Assessment Specialists are few in number. Project Management and Data Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 12 percent and 11 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Assessment Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Assessment Specialists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $50K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $47K. Assessment Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $68K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Assessment Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Assessment Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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