A Personal Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$58,783 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$40,168 - AU$77,352
AU$40K
AU$59K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$58,831
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50%
90%
AU$19.71 - AU$36.02
AU$20
AU$26
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$25.52
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$40,168 - AU$77,352
Bonus AU$493 - AU$8,616
Profit Sharing AU$9,000
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$40,606 - AU$77,687
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 315
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$19.71 - AU$36.02
Overtime AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$77K
Bonus AU$493 - AU$8,616
Profit Sharing AU$9,000
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$40,606 - AU$77,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Personal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Personal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 90 salaries. A Personal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 36 salaries.

Personal Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Sydney?

Personal Assistant in Sydney:
"Fantastic."
Pros: Diversity.
Cons: Lack of jobs.

Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲20%

▲18%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 92%