The average pay for an Entry-Level Personal Assistant is $13.77 per hour.

$19,654 - $57,874
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$58K
MEDIAN: $34,695
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$9.70 - $20.40
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,654 - $57,874  
   
Bonus
$194.58 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$3,200  
Commission
$2,063  
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).
)
$20,190 - $50,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 459
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $20.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.52 - $8.20  
Overtime
$7.74 - $33.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$194.58 - $8,054  
   
Commission
$2,063  
Profit Sharing
$3,200  
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).
)
$20,190 - $50,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,029
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National Average: $30,497

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Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
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Office Management
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Scheduling
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Customer Relations
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Bookkeeping
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Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Online Research
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$30,000

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 74%
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