Entry-Level Staff Assistant Salary

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level Staff Assistants may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $37K annually. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. For the most part, Entry-Level Staff Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$27,984 - $58,449
$28K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,160
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50%
90%

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$11.51 - $22.52
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.21
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$0$58K
Salary $27,984 - $58,449
Bonus $763 - $3,394
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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$25,751 - $53,097
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 128
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.51 - $22.52
Overtime $15.27 - $37.58
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $763 - $3,394
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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$25,751 - $53,097
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

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Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Assistant


EY (Ernst & Young) offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,399

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Staff Assistants, 34 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Staff Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Cambridge (+26 percent), Boston (+23 percent), Washington (+8 percent), and Los Angeles (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 6 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Houston.

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Key Stats for Staff Assistant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Staff Assistant Salaries

National Average
$36,000




Data Entry
▼17%

Microsoft Excel
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%
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