Assessment Specialist Salary

The average Assessment Specialist in the United States earns approximately $51K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of Assessment Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Assessment Specialists making up 70 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$33,936 - $85,216
$34K
$51K
$85K
MEDIAN: $51,190
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$12.16 - $28.85
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MEDIAN: $18.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,936 - $85,216  
   
Bonus
$3,250  
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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$29,739 - $81,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $28.85  
   
Overtime
$32.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$3,250  
   
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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$29,739 - $81,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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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

Pay by Experience for an Assessment Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Assessment Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 81 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assessment Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Assessment Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 34 salaries. An Assessment Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assessment Specialist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Assessment Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Assessment Specialist Salaries

▲18%

Project Management
▲13%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%