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Salary and Benefits

Project Associate
$42K-$51K / yr. (est.)
$43K
$47,236 / year
$52K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Project Associate

What does a Project Associate do?

As Project Associates, we are responsible for identifying and selecting project opportunities and fulfilling project commitments concerning delivery and timelines. We ensure that the activities of a project are running smoothly and provide administrative coordination support. We manage assets and ensure the deployments meet the agreed conditions. Developing and managing an internet business and collaborating with the director to develop campaigns is one of our main responsibilities. We support program implementation and coordinate various activities with the management team. Working as Project Associates, we track the progress of metrics and organize community meetings.

Core tasks:

  • provide research and grant writing
  • provide administrative support to the director
  • ensure timely completion and delivery of projects

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Project Associate?
On average, people work 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a Project Associate.
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Administrative AssistantPhiladelphia, PA - 11 months ago
Man, I spent years working my way up from an intern to an Administrative Assistant. So, if I want to become a Project Associate, I have to do it all over again?!
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Customer Service RepresentativeDallas, TX - 11 months ago
😡 This is outrageous! I've been working my butt off as a Customer Service Representative for years, and now you're telling me that's not enough to be a Project Associate?!
How Long Do Project Associate Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Project Associates works in this position for 1-3 years across multiple employers.
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Administrative AssistantNew York City, NY - 11 months ago
I know a few Project Associates who had to work long hours, weekends, and even holidays to meet deadlines. It's a tough job!
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Marketing CoordinatorMiami, FL - 11 months ago
I can't believe how Project Associates always get undervalued and underpaid in every organization. It's such an injustice!
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Project Associate Employees?
Moderate job changes in Project Associate, showing some career movement without excessive turnover.
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Financial AnalystHouston, TX - 11 months ago
As a Financial Analyst, I can assure you that these numbers don't reflect the long-term stagnation in the Project Associate field. The ceiling is much lower.
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Software EngineerAustin, TX - 11 months ago
I'm a Software Engineer and this representation doesn't take into account the quick transitions that many Project Associates make to pursue more lucrative opportunities. 👨

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Project Associate's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Project Associate typically studied at.
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New York University

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Project Associate Employees?
Gender ratio in Project Associate position: 0.487165302057977 Male and 0.512834697942023 Female. Age ratio in Project Associate position: 16-20: 5%, 21-30: 82%, 31-40: 9%, 41-50: 3%, 51-60: 1%, 60+: 0%. Project Associate position is predominantly female (51.3%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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Project AssociatePhiladelphia, PA - 11 months ago
Wow, such a gender divide and age concentration. Is there something special about being a project associate that only appeals to certain demographics? 🤷
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Project AssociatePhoenix, AZ - 11 months ago
Age range distribution looks pretty limited. What's with the lack of diversity in the age groups? 😒

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Project Associate?
Top employers of Project Associate position: alliantgroup, LP, athenahealth, Cognizant. People who work in Project Associate position most typically go on to work for the alliantgroup, LP.
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Project AssociateSan Francisco, CA - 11 months ago
🙄 Please, alliantgroup isn't the best employer for Project Associates. They're just hyped up. I've had a terrible experience working there!
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Project AssociateMiami, FL - 11 months ago
Cognizant might have great opportunities, but their pay scale for Project Associates is disappointing compared to alliantgroup!
alliantgroup, LP
athenahealth
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What Industries Does Project Associate Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Project Associate: Professional / Scientific / Technical, Religious / Grantmaking / Civic, Health Care, Information Technology, Education. Project Associate employees most likely come from a Professional / Scientific / Technical industry background.
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Project AssociateSan Francisco, CA - 11 months ago
Excuse me? Glorified admin work? We handle project coordination, data analysis, and budget management. It requires skills and expertise! 😡
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Project AssociateHouston, TX - 11 months ago
Y'all calm down! Being a Project Associate means being versatile. We handle diverse tasks in areas such as technology, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations. It's an opportunity for continuous learning! 🤓

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Discussion about Project Associate

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What is the women/men ratio in the job of Project Associate?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
50% are women in this profession.
What is the typical age of people who work as a Project Associate?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
The typical age is 26.
Do I need a lot of experience to be a Project Associate?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You should work for 4 years on average to become a Project Associate.
Which industries does a Project Associate typically work in?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most typically work in the Professional / Scientific / Technical industry.
Is it encouraged to have a degree as a Project Associate?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Most people have a Bachelor of Arts degree
Which company is likely to have openings for Project Associate positions?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
It’s common for a Project Associate to work for alliantgroup, LP, athenahealth, Cognizant, PRA Health Sciences and Sargent & Lundy
How many years do people spend as a Project Associate in their career path?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
You should work for 2 years before considering changing to another role.
How likely is it for people working as a Project Associate to switch companies still working as a Project Associate?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
a Project Associate is not a typical job hopper, but might change companies.
What do people usually work as before switching to Project Associate?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Typical prior positions for a Project Associate are Research Assistant, Project Manager or Project Coordinator
Working as a Project Associate what job titles should I consider to switch to?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Project Manager, Project Coordinator or Research Assistant can be a good next step
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