The average pay for an Entry-Level Personal Assistant is AU$49,691 per year.

AU$35,388 - AU$65,625
AU$35K
AU$50K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$49,751
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.85 - AU$29.45
AU$18
AU$23
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$22.61
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$65K
Salary AU$35,388 - AU$65,625
Bonus AU$5.00 - AU$7,777
Commission AU$1,750 - AU$17,500
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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AU$36,285 - AU$64,746
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 916
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$17.85 - AU$29.45
Hourly Tips AU$3.63
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$38.64
Annual Data AU$0AU$64K
Bonus AU$5.00 - AU$7,777
Commission AU$1,750 - AU$17,500
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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AU$36,285 - AU$64,746
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 493

Job Description for Personal Assistant

A personal assistant’s job can be varied, depending on what is required by their employer. They may answer phone calls, take messages, take various notes, and schedule meetings. They may also run errands, such as going to the bank to deposit checks on behalf of their employer, picking up lunch, and picking up their children from school. Their job is to provide services that relieve their employer from having to do various tasks.

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Personal Assistant Tasks

  • Organize calendar and appointments, checking with other parties to ensure availability.
  • Draft correspondence, arrange travel, and provide estimates for activities and events.
  • Manage correspondence and screen visitors and calls, prevent interruptions, and resolve issues.
  • Run business or personal errands and perform general administrative or housekeeping tasks.

Personal Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,178

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Personal Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Personal Assistant in Maroochydore:
"Spinning plates is easier."
As an EA, the hardest thing is learning when to say no and when to ask for help. Your executive comes to rely on you being able to work miracles as a matter of course. The trick is knowing the right moment to remind your boss you're human - not Siri.

Personal Assistant in Sydney:
Be friendly and organised.

Personal Assistant in Adelaide:
"Have confidence in yourself."
You can't learn everything in the first week.

Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries







Administration
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼2%

▼2%




▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%