A Staff Assistant earns an average salary of $41,912 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Typing and Oral / Verbal Communication.

$27,494 - $60,698
(Median)
$27K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,911
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$11.23 - $24.14
(Median)
$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,494 - $60,698  
   
Bonus
$304.83 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$1,561  
Commission
$200.00  
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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$25,486 - $57,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $24.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33  
Overtime
$15.29 - $38.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$304.83 - $5,152  
   
Commission
$200.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,561  
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).
)
$25,486 - $57,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Assistant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,155

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Experience Affects Staff Assistant Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Staff Assistant Salaries

Typing
up arrow 25%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Project Coordinating
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Paying Invoices
up arrow 3%

Office Management
up arrow 4%


Data Entry
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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