The average pay for a Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) is $36,563 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing and Project Management. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$25,510 - $51,343
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MEDIAN: $36,563
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$10.24 - $21.50
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,510 - $51,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$23,702 - $49,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 350
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $21.50  
   
Overtime
$14.41 - $35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$23,702 - $49,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251

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Job Description for Program Assistant (Unspecified Type)

Program assistants work in a variety of fields and use administrative and communication skills to impact daily business operations. Program assistants can be employed in many different fields or organizations, from non-profit organizations to technological firms to Fortune 500 companies. However, the primary duties of the job remain similar.

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Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Serve as the primary contact person and subject matter expert for program policies and procedures.
  • Act as the representative for the program to internal and external partners, and respond to inquiries.
  • Coordinate with upper management to define program goals and fiscal objectives.
  • Perform administrative support duties, manage program or office documentation, and coordinate conference calls or travel arrangements.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,016

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Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Program Assistant (Unspecified Type)?

Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) in Tacoma:
"Experience."
Pros: My experience as a Program Assistant has been life changing. I am learning systems that I was not able to as a student and I am learning strategies on how to better my professionalism and ambitions.
Cons: I do not think that there is anything that I dislike.

Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) in Greensburg:
"Work Flexibility, Good Management, Wonderful Cause."
Pros: We help families struggling to provide for their children by offering superb child care for a reduced or free rate. Management is very good at their various functions; are sure to praise productivity and work attendance.
Cons: Poor Pay. Understaffed.

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Key Stats for Program Assistant (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Technical Writing
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Marketing Communications
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National Average
$34,000






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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