Virtual Assistant Salary

Most Virtual Assistants in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $15.64 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to about a tenth, and fewer than one in ten earn dental coverage. For the most part, Virtual Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$14,947 - $77,566
$15K
$36K
$78K
MEDIAN: $36,365
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50%
90%

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$10.19 - $29.41
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$16
$29
MEDIAN: $15.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$14,947 - $77,566  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$20,933 - $61,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $29.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30  
Overtime
$7.21 - $44.04  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$204.26 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$20,933 - $61,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 328

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Job Description for Virtual Assistant

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential to be a virtual assistant. Critical-thinking, problem-solving, and previous customer service experience are beneficial, as well.

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Virtual Assistant Tasks

  • Make appointments, arrange for advertisement, and provide basic customer service activities online.

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Pay by Experience Level for Virtual Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Virtual Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Virtual Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 181 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Virtual Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Virtual Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 119 salaries. A Virtual Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 56 salaries.

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Key Stats for Virtual Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Virtual Assistant Salaries

▲27%

▲21%

▲4%

National Average
$33,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Virtual Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲32%

Microsoft Word
▲32%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲23%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲9%


▲3%

Scheduling
▲1%

Bookkeeping
▼0%

National Average
$33,000


Customer Service
▼3%

▼4%



Customer Relations
▼4%

Administration
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 88%
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