AU$58,480
Avg. Salary
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A Personal Assistant with Administration skills in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$58,245 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$40,243 - AU$76,859
AU$40K
AU$58K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$58,480
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50%
90%
AU$19.59 - AU$34.91
AU$20
AU$25
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$25.31
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90%
AU$0AU$76K
Salary AU$40,243 - AU$76,859
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,443
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$40,628 - AU$76,993
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$19.59 - AU$34.91
Overtime AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$76K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,443
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$40,628 - AU$76,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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$52,000 based on 147 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$63,000 based on 63 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 41 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$64,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

▲11%

▲11%

National Average
AU$57,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%