The average salary for a Personal Assistant is £25,046 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.

£17,648 - £35,271
(Median)
£18K
£25K
£35K
MEDIAN: £25,045
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£6.93 - £15.13
(Median)
£6
£9
£15
MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£17,648 - £35,271  
   
Bonus
£596 - £4,599  
Profit Sharing
£320.56 - £2,016  
Commission
£509  
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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£16,866 - £35,670  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,856
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.93 - £15.13  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.24  
Overtime
£6.41 - £19.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£596 - £4,599  
   
Commission
£509  
Profit Sharing
£320.56 - £2,016  
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).
)
£16,866 - £35,670  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 296
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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

National Average: £24,736

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Personal Assistant Reviews

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.

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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries




National Average
₤25,000


Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries



Event Management
up arrow 4%

Event Planning
up arrow 3%

Office Management
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Taking Meeting Minutes
up arrow 2%

PA
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Organizing
0%

National Average
₤25,000

Administration
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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