Management Assistant Salary

An average Management Assistant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $45K per year. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though career length and the particular employer have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,751 - $62,463
$32K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,073
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$10.95 - $23.75
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MEDIAN: $15.62
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$0$62K
Salary $31,751 - $62,463
Bonus $195.74 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $2,525
Commission $3,475
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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$27,091 - $58,555
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 127
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.95 - $23.75
Hourly Tips $7.56
Overtime $19.44 - $33.10
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $195.74 - $4,932
Commission $3,475
Profit Sharing $2,525
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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$27,091 - $58,555
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

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Job Description for Management Assistant

Management assistants provide administrative support to managers within their organization. These assistants work in a variety of fields, as many managers use assistants to handle tasks and minor problems that emerge during a typical business day. Generally, management assistants report directly to the manager they are assisting. The tasks performed by these assistants may vary depending on the field and organization, but some general duties include responding to phone calls and emails, performing research as requested, performing data management and reporting, and ensuring that office supply levels are adequate, as well as ordering new supplies as they are needed.

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Management Assistant Tasks

  • Perform administrative support to senior managers.
  • Assist in the development of presentations.
  • Schedule conference calls.

Common Career Paths for Management Assistant


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While not commonly seen, Management Assistants who transition into an Operations Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Operations Managers is $59K per year. However, Management Assistants typically graduate to Retail Store Managers or Restaurant General Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Management Assistant


For Management Assistants, comfortable salaries can be found at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; in fact, median earnings sit around $50K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Management Assistant


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Management Assistants who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Sales, Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Management Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Management Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Management Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 147 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Management Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Management Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 55 salaries. A Management Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,004

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Management Assistants will find that Newark offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 41 percent. Management Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+19 percent) and Washington (+8 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Tampa is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Management Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Management Assistant?

Management Assistant in Richmond:
"Set appointments and meetings. Assist with Hiring."
Pros: Generally I have lots of free time because I am efficient. I volunteer for other projects or to assist additional managers. I can earn credit hours to use for vacation time.
Cons: I do not do work commeasurate with my education and skills. The agency values a technical or finance background. I am not able to advance as I would wish. I have been told by my manager that this is a dead end job.

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Key Stats for Management Assistant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Management Assistant Salaries

▲23%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Management Assistant Salaries

Sales
▲3%


National Average
$41,000

Operations Management
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 14%
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