Personal Assistant with Microsoft Office Skills Salary

Earnings for Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills come in at around $14.66 per hour on average. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Slightly less than a third enjoy medical while around one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around a seventh. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,578 - $74,018
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$39K
$74K
MEDIAN: $38,739
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$10.03 - $24.20
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MEDIAN: $14.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,578 - $74,018  
   
Bonus
$478.30 - $11,401  
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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$21,149 - $61,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $24.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.00  
Overtime
$13.20 - $47.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$478.30 - $11,401  
   
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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$21,149 - $61,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | 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.


For many Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $30K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $34K. Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,867

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills, 96 percent above the national average. Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+92 percent), Dallas (+60 percent), Las Vegas (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+21 percent). Personal Assistants with Microsoft Office skills in San Diego earn salaries far below the national average by 23 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Miami (18 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$32,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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