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Program Assistant Salary
in New York, United States

$70,864 (USD)

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Average Bonus

Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Program Assistant is $70,864 a year and $34 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Program Assistant is between $51,113 and $87,231. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Program Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following or similar duties as directed by director, program or producer in rehearsal and broadcast of television programs: distributes copies of script and arranges for rehearsal quarters.
  • Prepares and distributes rehearsal call sheets.
  • Lays out acting areas on stage floor, using tape and following floor plan.
  • Times scenes during rehearsal and calculates overall program timing.
  • Contacts guest and members of cast to verify that makeup has been applied.
  • Verifies that specified films, slides, titles cards, and similar items are ready for broadcast.
  • Directs personnel in rehearsal and broadcast of sign-ons and sign-offs, station breaks, film feature programs, and other programs composed of non-live video elements.
  • Notifies various departments of changes in daily operation schedules.
  • Oversees distribution of studio equipment, such as scenery, cameras, and microphones.
  • Transmits instructions received over telephone headset to performers and others on set, orally or using body gestures.
  • Prepares report of daily on-air activities.
  • May direct production of sound effects.
  • May prepare rehearsal call sheets, reports, daily on-air activity report, memos, or scripts, using computer.
Program Assistant Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Producers and Directors

Job family population: 117,520

Estimated population of Program Assistant jobs: 6,184

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Program Assistant Job Listings for New York, United States

Program Assistant
Mar 13
New York, NY, USA
Women Presidents' Educational Organization
The Program Assistant will be able to interact with and learn from successful women entrepreneurs while helping with programs that empower women business owners and level the playing field for women ...
Program Assistant/Data Specialist
Jan 31
New York, NY, USA
Urban Resource Institute
Adhere to all data entry criteria and standards established by URI and programs. * Assist in the analysis of data to identify trends and project program outcomes. * Assist in creating visual ...
Administrative Program Assistant
Feb 22
Valhalla, NY, USA
Westchester Institute for Human Development
The Program Assistant position is located in Valhalla, NY and supports WIHD's child welfare programs. The position requires a strong attention to detail and ability to perform duties with minimal ...
Program Assistant
Feb 20
Trenton, NJ, USA
The Northeast Spa and Pool Association is looking to hire a Program Assistant to support our Marketing and Education departments. Responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited ...
Assistant Finance Technology Business Manager/Program Manager-140k(SK)
Mar 18
New York, NY, USA
Access Staffing, LLC
New full-time position for an Assistant Finance Technology Business Manager/Program Manager (PMO). The salary is to 140k + bonus. *** Strong financial services industry experience is required for ...
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