A Personal Assistant earns an average salary of £24,151 per year. 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 Total Pay (?
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£16,813 - £33,637
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34K
MEDIAN: £24,150
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Personal Assistant Total Pay (?
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£6.85 - £15.75
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National Salary Data

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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£16,813 - £33,637  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,948  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,000  
Commission
£0.00 - £983  
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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£16,457 - £34,770  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.85 - £15.75  
   
Overtime
£4.00 - £18.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,948  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £983  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £2,000  
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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£16,457 - £34,770  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,327
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Pay Difference By Location
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Personal Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Personal Assistant?
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 Planning
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Office Management
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Microsoft Office
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PA
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National Average
₤24,000
Organizing
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Administration
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 440 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: 34% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 58%
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