An average Assessment Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $51K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assessment Specialists. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Assessment Specialists survey participants are largely women, dominating at 69 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,900 - $83,551
$34K
$51K
$84K
MEDIAN: $50,544
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$12.22 - $28.38
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MEDIAN: $18.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,900 - $83,551  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$29,584 - $80,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$32.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$29,584 - $80,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Assessment Specialist

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


For Assessment Specialists, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $45K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $56K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $58K.

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Key Stats for Assessment Specialist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Assessment Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Assessment Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Data Analysis
up arrow 12%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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