The average Assessment Specialist in the United States earns approximately $50K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Assessment Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,567 - $87,204
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$34K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,132
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$12.14 - $30.00
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$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$33,567 - $87,204  
   
Bonus
$503 - $99,329  
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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$29,685 - $82,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$32.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$503 - $99,329  
   
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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$29,685 - $82,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Assessment Specialist

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


Assessment Specialists with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $44K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $50K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Assessment Specialists make $57K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $62K.

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Experience Affects Assessment Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Assessment Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 15%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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