Project Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Project Assistant is $39,006 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Project Assistant Salary (?
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$28,812 - $51,647
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MEDIAN: $39,006
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Project Assistant Salary (?
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$12.01 - $23.02
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,812 - $51,647  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $4,363  
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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$26,549 - $51,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 582
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $23.02  
   
Overtime
$14.81 - $34.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $4,363  
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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$26,549 - $51,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 555
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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 Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Project Assistant Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Project Assistant Salaries

Project Management
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Project Coordinating
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Research Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 294 votes.

Gender

Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%