Virtual Assistant Salary

Virtual Assistants in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $15.75 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one in ten enjoy medical while fewer than one in ten get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one-tenth. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,961 - $77,566
$18K
$38K
$78K
MEDIAN: $37,801
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.13 - $29.29
$10
$16
$29
MEDIAN: $15.75
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$17,961 - $77,566  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $9,863  
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).
)
$20,953 - $62,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $29.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30  
Overtime
$7.07 - $44.70  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$202.73 - $9,863  
   
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).
)
$20,953 - $62,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 303

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Virtual Assistant Tasks

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

Virtual Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Virtual Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Virtual Assistants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average inexperienced worker earns $31K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $35K. On average, Virtual Assistants make $41K following one to two decades on the job. Virtual Assistants who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $43K.

Related Job Salaries

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
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Virtual Assistant Salaries

▲26%

▲21%

▲4%

National Average
$34,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Virtual Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲29%

Microsoft Excel
▲25%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲21%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲7%


Wordpress
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
▼1%

Bookkeeping
▼2%



Customer Service
▼5%

▼6%


Customer Relations
▼6%

Administration
▼9%

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
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 88%
ADVERTISEMENT