Average Resident Assistant Hourly Pay

$10.90
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$310
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The average hourly pay for a Resident Assistant is $10.90.
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$8.92
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$10.90
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$14.71
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What Do Resident Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Resident Assistant

3.7 out of 5
(116)
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9Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Resident Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Resident Assistant are from the companies Brookdale Senior Living Inc., Elmcroft and Brookdale Living Communities, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Brookdale Living Communities, Inc. where the average pay is $10.81. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Brookdale Senior Living Inc., earning around $10.49. Elmcroft pays the lowest at around $9.86. Brookdale also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.24.

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What Are Popular Skills for Resident Assistants?

Skills in Assisted Living, Medication Administration, Residential and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Elder Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Resident Assistants?

An entry-level Resident Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.12 based on 61 salaries. An early career Resident Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.67 based on 302 salaries. A mid-career Resident Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.18 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Resident Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.91 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Employees with Resident Assistant in their job title in St. Paul, Minnesota earn an average of 21.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (11.4% more) and Madison, Wisconsin (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (8.3% less), Fort Worth, Texas (7.2% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 614 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
49.2%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
6.2%