How much does a Assistant make?

Updated May 8, 2021

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$37,542 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,086 salaries

$25K

Low

$38K

Average

$57K

High

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The national average salary for a Assistant is $37,542 in United States. Filter by location to see Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,086 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Administrative Assistant$40,331 /yr
L3
Senior Administrative Assistant$54,957 /yr
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Entry Level

$35,080

per year

Executive Assistant

$60,697

per year

Marketing Assistant

$41,581

per year

Office Assistant

$32,943

per year

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Elara Caring
3.1

Elara Caring

Assistant - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $15
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$10

$15

$10 - $15 Range

Creative Artists Agency
3.9

Creative Artists Agency

Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $23

$12

$23

$12 - $23 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
2.8

ProMedica Senior Care

Assistant

$33,852

 /yr
Range: $32K - $63K

$32K

$63K

$31,800 - $62,575 Range

WME
3.8

WME

Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

ICM Partners
3.3

ICM Partners

Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Assistant

$56,420

 /yr
Range: $31K - $73K

$31K

$73K

$30,775 - $72,833 Range

Kumon
4

Kumon

Assistant - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $16

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

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Lionsgate
3.5

Lionsgate

Assistant

$34,970

 /yr
Range: $32K - $40K

$32K

$40K

$32,268 - $40,129 Range

United Talent
3.6

United Talent

Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $24

$12

$24

$12 - $24 Range

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
3.4

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Assistant

$40,191

 /yr
Range: $35K - $47K

$35K

$47K

$35,395 - $47,155 Range

Paradigm Talent
2.9

Paradigm Talent

Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

AAA Club Alliance
3.4

AAA Club Alliance

Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

The Learning Lamp
4.3

The Learning Lamp

Assistant - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $12

$8

$12

$8 - $12 Range

PMK•BNC

Assistant

$35,078

 /yr
Range: $32K - $42K

$32K

$42K

$32,245 - $41,878 Range

Innovative Artists Talent & Literary Agency
3.5

$25K

$35K

$24,831 - $34,572 Range

US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $29

$15

$29

$15 - $29 Range

VibrantCare Rehabilitation
2.7

VibrantCare Rehabilitation

Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Assistant

$47,337

 /yr
Range: $32K - $53K

$32K

$53K

$31,500 - $52,542 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Twentieth Century Fox
4.1

Twentieth Century Fox

Assistant

$43,152

 /yr
Range: $37K - $52K

$37K

$52K

$36,601 - $52,232 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Assistant is $37,542 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 5086 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Assistant employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Assistant in United States is $57,345 per year.

The lowest salary for a Assistant in United States is $24,578 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$44,000
per year
An Assistant in the Salina, KS Area area reported making $44,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salina, KS Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$17
hourly
An Assistant in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$1,920
monthly
An Assistant in the Champaign, IL Area area reported making $1,920 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Champaign, IL Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
An Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$15
hourly
An Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
An Assistant in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
An Assistant in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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