Assessment Specialist Salary (United States)

Assessment Specialists in the United States typically take home $48,454 annually. Compensation starts at $26,022 and can reach $78,487 per year. 20 percent of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, most report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Women make up a slight majority of Assessment Specialists (51 percent). The majority of Assessment Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Assessment Specialist Salary (?
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$34,521 - $81,699
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MEDIAN: $56,930
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Assessment Specialist Salary (?
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$11.53 - $21.03
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,521 - $81,699  
   
Bonus
$500 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$26,022 - $78,487  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $21.03  
   
Overtime
$18.15 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$500 - $6,000  
   
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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$26,022 - $78,487  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Assessment Specialist

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Assessment Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries go up slowly for those just starting out, crawling from $46K to $44K after five to 10 years in the field. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $78K. After 20 years of work in the field, Assessment Specialists typically earn $77K and go on to enjoy solid increases in earnings. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up less than 10 of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; most of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Experience Affects Assessment Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 60%
Late-Career
up arrow 55%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 20%
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