$45,946
Avg. Salary
$16.14
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,300

Bonus

$2,525

Profit Sharing

$950

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Management Assistant is $16.14 per hour.

The average pay for a Management Assistant is $45,946 per year.

10%
$11.72
10%
$16.14
50%
$24.74
90%
90%
MEDIAN $16.14
10%
$33k
10%
$46k
50%
$62k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $45,946
$32,738 - $61,851
$33K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,946
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50%
90%

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$11.72 - $24.74
$12
$16
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MEDIAN: $16.14
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$0$61K
Salary $32,738 - $61,851
Bonus $203 - $5,042
Profit Sharing $2,525
Commission $950
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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$27,663 - $59,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 194
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.72 - $24.74
Hourly Tips $7.56
Overtime $15.21 - $36.03
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $203 - $5,042
Commission $950
Profit Sharing $2,525
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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$27,663 - $59,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 209

Job Description

Management assistants provide administrative support to managers within their organization. These assistants work in a variety of fields, as many managers use assistants to handle tasks and minor problems that emerge during a typical business day. Generally, management assistants report directly to the manager they are assisting. The tasks performed by these assistants may vary depending on the field and organization, but some general duties include responding to phone calls and emails, performing research as requested, performing data management and reporting, and ensuring that office supply levels are adequate, as well as ordering new supplies as they are needed.

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Management Assistant Tasks
  • Perform administrative support to senior managers.
  • Assist in the development of presentations.
  • Schedule conference calls.


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center offers the most; Management Assistants earn $50K on average there.

Common Career Paths


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It's not very common for Management Assistants to move on to become Operations Managers. Average pay for an Operations Manager is $59K annually. A more likely transition for Management Assistants is Retail Store Manager or General Manager, Restaurant.

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Popular Skills


Management Assistants report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Management Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Management Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 147 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Management 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 63 salaries. An experienced Management Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 55 salaries. A Management Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,719

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Newark is home to an above-average pay rate for Management Assistants, 41 percent higher than the national average. Management Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+18 percent) and Washington (+8 percent). Tampa ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Houston (5 percent lower) and New York (1 percent lower).

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Management Assistant?

Management Assistant in Richmond:
"Set appointments and meetings. Assist with Hiring."
Pros: Generally I have lots of free time because I am efficient. I volunteer for other projects or to assist additional managers. I can earn credit hours to use for vacation time.
Cons: I do not do work commeasurate with my education and skills. The agency values a technical or finance background. I am not able to advance as I would wish. I have been told by my manager that this is a dead end job.

Related Job Salaries

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲21%

▲11%

National Average
$42,000

▼1%

▼4%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Sales
▲2%

National Average
$42,000


Operations Management
▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%