Staff Assistant Salary

A Staff Assistant earns an average salary of $41,289 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Organizing, Typing, and Oral / Verbal Communication.

$28,002 - $59,432
$28K
$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,289
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50%
90%

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$11.27 - $24.04
$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.04
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,002 - $59,432  
   
Bonus
$299.50 - $5,781  
Profit Sharing
$1,582  
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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$25,739 - $55,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $24.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33  
Overtime
$10.30 - $38.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$299.50 - $5,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,582  
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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$25,739 - $55,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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Job Description for Staff Assistant

Staff assistants perform administrative and clerical work in office environments for commercial companies, non-profit organizations, and government entities. Strong customer service skills are important in this position, as staff assistants may greet visitors as they enter the facility. The ability to communicate well in both written and verbal communication is also necessary.

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Staff Assistant Tasks

  • Manage calendars, room schedules, inventory and other facilities tasks.
  • Enter data, analyze data and create reports and presentations.
  • Organize files for ease of use.
  • Answer requests, write correspondence and prepare documents for meetings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Staff Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 218 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff 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 100 salaries. An experienced Staff Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 81 salaries. A Staff Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,117

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Key Stats for Staff Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Staff Assistant Salaries

▲22%

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$38,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Staff Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲26%

Typing
▲26%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲15%


Event Planning
▲1%

National Average
$38,000


Project Coordinating
▼2%

Paying Invoices
▼3%

Office Management
▼4%


Data Entry
▼21%

Microsoft Excel
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 10%