Personal Assistant with Microsoft Office Skills Salary

Pay for Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills sits in the ballpark of $14.59 per hour. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Just under one in three enjoy medical while just over one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly an eighth. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$24,221 - $69,073
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$69K
MEDIAN: $38,780
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$9.86 - $25.27
(Median)
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$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,221 - $69,073  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,058  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$20,913 - $62,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $25.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.75  
Overtime
$12.25 - $43.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,058  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$20,913 - $62,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 408
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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

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


For many Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $30K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $37K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills bring in $44K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,305

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 85 percent. Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+61 percent), Houston (+51 percent), Dallas (+34 percent), and Las Vegas (+20 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Chicago is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Miami and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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