Personal Assistant Salary

The average wage for a Personal Assistant is $14.82 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Travel Planning and Event Planning. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$23,245 - $70,827
(Median)
$23K
$39K
$71K
MEDIAN: $39,495
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$9.78 - $25.15
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,245 - $70,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,122  
Profit Sharing
$73.97 - $6,082  
Commission
$500 - $7,500  
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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$20,594 - $61,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,045
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $25.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.28 - $8.65  
Overtime
$1.36 - $36.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,122  
   
Commission
$500 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$73.97 - $6,082  
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).
)
$20,594 - $61,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,855
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Job Description for Personal Assistant

Personal assistants are well known for working with movie stars and music artists, but the field is actually much larger. They are there to help their employer in any way necessary. They work wherever they are needed, such as in an office or their employer's home. Personal assistants are in charge of responding to fan mail, emails, phone calls, and updating websites. They may organize calendars and appointments, check with other parties to ensure availability, and run personal and business errands. They may book meetings and events, and provide estimates for activities or events. They help their employers with managing their budgets, handling their accounts, paying their bills, research work, writing reports, drafting correspondence, and arranging travel. They perform the role of an office manager, supervising their staff, screening visitors, resolving issues, and in some cases, representing their employer in their absence.

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Personal Assistant Tasks

  • Manage correspondence and screen visitors and calls, prevent interruptions, and resolve issues.
  • Run business or personal errands and perform general administrative or housekeeping tasks.
  • Organize calendar and appointments, checking with other parties to ensure availability.
  • Draft correspondence, arrange travel, and provide estimates for activities and events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

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

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Personal Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Personal Assistant?

Personal Assistant in Mandeville:
"My Job Is Very Demanding And High Stress."
Pros: I work with good people
Cons: The amount of work that I am expected to complete in a short amount of time

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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries






Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$33,000

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Online Research
up arrow 4%


up arrow 6%

up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 444 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 69%
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