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Personal Assistant Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Personal Assistant is £24,372 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.
Personal Assistant Salary (?
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£17,091 - £33,777
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MEDIAN: £24,371
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Personal Assistant Salary (?
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£6.92 - £15.54
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National Salary Data

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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£17,091 - £33,777  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,740  
Profit Sharing
£174.52 - £1,546  
Commission
£0.00 - £1,028  
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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£16,718 - £34,647  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,045
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.92 - £15.54  
   
Overtime
£1.47 - £18.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,740  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £1,028  
Profit Sharing
£174.52 - £1,546  
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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£16,718 - £34,647  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 385
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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Northampton
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National Average
₤24,000
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Personal Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Personal Assistant?
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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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

National Average
₤24,000

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries

Event Management
up arrow 3%
Event Planning
up arrow 2%
Office Management
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Microsoft Office
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PA
0%
Organizing
0%
National Average
₤24,000
Taking Meeting Minutes
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Administration
up arrow 3%
Human Resources
up arrow 3%
Office Administration
up arrow 4%
Typing
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 527 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 59%