$41,048
Avg. Salary
$17.13
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,350

Bonus

$1,600

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Staff Assistant is $17.13 per hour.

The average pay for a Staff Assistant is $41,048 per year.

$11.60
10%
$17.13
50%
$24.52
90%
MEDIAN $17.13
$27k
10%
$41k
50%
$62k
90%
MEDIAN $41,048
$27,266 - $62,446
$27K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,048
10%
50%
90%

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$11.60 - $24.52
$12
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MEDIAN: $17.13
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$0$62K
Salary $27,266 - $62,446
Bonus $295 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $1,600
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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$25,573 - $58,354
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 430
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.60 - $24.52
Hourly Tips $0.33
Overtime $15.61 - $37.92
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $295 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $1,600
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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$25,573 - $58,354
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 343

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.

Staff Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$76K

Duke University
14 profiles
$38,271

$32,465

$46,542

$55,789

$71,494

$49,920

Common Career Paths for Staff Assistant


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Staff Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Staff Assistant

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

16%

-4%

-12%

National Average: $38,497

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

Staff Assistant Reviews

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

Staff Assistant in Boston:
Pros: Easy to network
Cons: Cost of living and poor social activities for Black people

Staff Assistant in Tulsa:
"Always changing."
Pros: Casual environment
Cons: Inconsistency

Staff Assistant in Brooklyn:
"It is a easy commute and not at all bad."
Pros: Closer to home with an easy commute.
Cons: Not many diverse shops

Staff Assistant in Marianna:
"Staff Assistant-Assists All."
Have great Microsoft skills to include PowerPoint and Outlook. Stay organized, available to work long hours when needed. Know that stress goes with the job, so perform tasks as quickly as possible because there will always be something else to do. Keep your cool, stress will lift soon. Stay focused, smile and assist anyone that needs your help.

Staff Assistant in Boston:
"Great."
Pros: Public transportation, next to a scenic river, walkable to metropolitan area, convenient places to eat.
Cons: Parking is too expensive, cost if living is high and pay isn't comparable.

Staff Assistant in Abington:
"You must like to crunch numbers."
Be strong, don't let people take advantage of you.

Staff Assistant in Dublin:
"Grow A Thick Skin."
Managing police officers schedules can be daunting and stressful. You have to have thick skin and not get intimidated by them if they confront you. You can't let them take advantage of your kindness (because they will try). You have to have great organizational skills, a strong work ethic, and proficiency in MS Excel.

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Key Stats for Staff Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Staff Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$38,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Staff Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲25%

Typing
▲24%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲14%


Event Planning
▼0%

National Average
$38,000


Project Coordinating
▼3%

Paying Invoices
▼4%

Office Management
▼5%


Data Entry
▼22%

Microsoft Excel
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%