A Personal Assistant earns an average wage of C$17.92 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Office Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$24,143 - C$61,120
C$24K
C$40K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$40,227
10%
50%
90%
C$11.93 - C$25.08
C$12
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$17.83
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$61K
Salary C$24,143 - C$61,120
Bonus C$388 - C$10,090
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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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C$24,913 - C$56,781
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 125
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$11.93 - C$25.08
Hourly Tips C$1.29
Overtime C$0.00 - C$40.27
Annual Data C$0C$56K
Bonus C$388 - C$10,090
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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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C$24,913 - C$56,781
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 164

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 Pay By Employer

$0$103K

Self-Employed
11 profiles
$35,360

Century 21
5 profiles
$24,960

Common Career Paths for Personal Assistant


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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 C$34,000 based on 89 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 C$43,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 36 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 C$44,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,820

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

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Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲8%

National Average
C$40,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲21%

Bookkeeping
▲1%

National Average
C$40,000

Customer Service
▼11%

Organizing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 61%