The average salary for a Personal Assistant is £25,003 per year. A skill in French Language is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£17,468 - £35,199
£17K
£25K
£35K
MEDIAN: £25,003
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50%
90%

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£7.10 - £15.10
£7
£9
£15
MEDIAN: £9.87
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£17,468 - £35,199  
   
Bonus
£503 - £4,653  
Profit Sharing
£1,000  
Commission
£500  
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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£16,725 - £35,462  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,673
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£7.10 - £15.10  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.24  
Overtime
£6.50 - £19.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£503 - £4,653  
   
Commission
£500  
Profit Sharing
£1,000  
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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£16,725 - £35,462  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 271

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Personal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Personal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 908 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 556 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 541 salaries. A Personal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 370 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £24,722

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Personal Assistant Reviews

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

Personal Assistant in London:
"Good flexibility, less of hierarchy, great colleagues."
Pros: No day the same. Responsibility. Control over diary. Solid and positive working relationship with manager. Casual and friendly work environment. Being treated with respect and as an equal.
Cons: Below average salary.

Personal Assistant in Coventry:
"Challenging and rewarding."
Pros: I like the responsibility along with the variety of board directors I support and the work that I manage and get involved in.
Cons: I do not like the heavy admin side. I am more hands on and like to organise and manage.

Personal Assistant in London:
"Evaluation."
Pros: Good learning experience, entry level.
Cons: Stress Level, long work hours, atmosphere in office, no benefits.

Personal Assistant in Glasgow:
"Busy But Fun!"
Pros: I like that you start your day having an idea of what you are going to do and that can change the minute you walk in the door as you are faced with different scenarios. I like being challenged and kept busy but also making my boss's day run smoothly.
Cons: When things don't go according to plan or if you are let down at the last minute.

Personal Assistant in London:
"Being trusted to manage bank accounts"
Pros: Smaller group environment
Cons: Prefer to focus more on property related issues than personal family matters.

Personal Assistant in London:
"ghetto of administration"
Pros: Not much
Cons: Menial, boring administrative tasks. Boring. Tiny workload. Lack of respect from other people.

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Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
₤25,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries







PA
▲1%


Organizing
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
₤25,000


▼2%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 60%