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Entry-Level Personal Assistant Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Personal Assistant is $13.18 per hour. A skill in Event Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
$20,689 - $57,761
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,083
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$9.18 - $20.54
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,689 - $57,761  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,087  
Profit Sharing
$0.64 - $6,411  
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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$19,846 - $50,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 553
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $20.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17 - $9.93  
Overtime
$9.72 - $31.79  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.64 - $6,411  
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).
)
$19,846 - $50,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,143
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Personal Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 10%

Travel Planning
up arrow 9%

Organizational Development
up arrow 6%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Customer Relations
0%

Online Research
0%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 9%

Cleaning
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 285 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 71%