The average pay for a Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) is $36,444 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$25,177 - $51,169
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$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,444
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$10.06 - $21.14
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,177 - $51,169  
   
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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$23,210 - $49,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $21.14  
   
Overtime
$15.84 - $34.88  
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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$23,210 - $49,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,121

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Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) Reviews

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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Experience Affects Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 19%


Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Program Management
0%

National Average
$34,000

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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