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Entry-Level Personal Assistant Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Personal Assistant is $13.61 per hour.

$20,381 - $56,582
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$57K
MEDIAN: $35,134
10%
50%
90%

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$9.33 - $20.65
(Median)
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,381 - $56,582  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,102  
Profit Sharing
$0.71 - $6,362  
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).
)
$19,940 - $50,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 574
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.33 - $20.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17 - $8.22  
Overtime
$9.66 - $33.30  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,102  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.71 - $6,362  
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).
)
$19,940 - $50,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,151

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Personal Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 9%


Organizational Development
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Organizing
0%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Online Research
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Customer Service
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 11%

Cleaning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 263 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 71%
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