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Project Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Project Assistant is $39,541 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in AutoCAD is associated with high pay for this job.
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$29,381 - $51,486
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,540
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$12.32 - $23.57
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,381 - $51,486  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,046  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $4,672  
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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$27,547 - $51,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 614
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.32 - $23.57  
   
Overtime
$17.83 - $35.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,046  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $4,672  
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).
)
$27,547 - $51,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 571

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Job Description for Project Assistant

  • Prepare correspondence related to project.
  • Maintain project records and ensure that all regulatory documents are correct, processed and approved.
  • Assist in preparing reports and data collection for analysis.
  • Review and distribute project documents.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Assistant

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

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Project Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Project Assistant?

Project Assistant in Fountain Valley:
"Great Challenge, Under Paid."
Pros: The challenge. How every day I'm put into a new situation and I have to figure out how to do it. It's moderately easy, it just takes time and a way to figure out how to do it.
Cons: It's dealing with large amounts of money. So I'm responsible for making really important decisions, that could cost the company a very large amount of money, so I have to be careful and detail oriented. The pay does not reflect this responsibility. The constant stress of having to be working. Never a moment you can relax.

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Experience Affects Project Assistant Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Project Assistant Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 14%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 19%
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