Management Assistant Salary

Management Assistants in the United States take home approximately $45K per year on average. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by career duration and the specific company. Female Management Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. The majority of Management Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,247 - $62,005
$33K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,265
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$12.46 - $22.54
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.25
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$0$62K
Salary $33,247 - $62,005
Bonus $509 - $5,000
Commission $0.00
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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$29,429 - $57,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.46 - $22.54
Overtime $20.07 - $32.24
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $509 - $5,000
Commission $0.00
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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$29,429 - $57,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 93

Job Description for Management Assistant

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

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

Common Career Paths for Management Assistant


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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.

Management Assistant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Management Assistant


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

Popular Skills for Management Assistant


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 for Management Assistant

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: $42,035

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).

Management Assistant 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.

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Key Stats for Management Assistant

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Management Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Management Assistant Salaries

Sales
▲1%

National Average
$42,000



Operations Management
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 16%