HK$271,809
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The average pay for a Personal Assistant is HK$264,544 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

HK$149,383 - HK$537,191
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MEDIAN: HK$271,809
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Salary HK$149,383 - HK$537,191
Bonus HK$9,933 - HK$141,946
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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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HK$148,029 - HK$578,914
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 118

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 HK$218,000 based on 66 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 HK$323,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of HK$381,000 based on 32 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 HK$362,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-12%

National Average: HK$280,378

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

Personal Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Personal Assistant?

Personal Assistant in Hong Kong:
"BEING A SELF-EMPLOYED UNDERSTAND THE ROLES OF COMPANY OWNER."
Pros: LEARN ON IT, TRAVEL.
Cons: FAR FROM HOME, UNSTABLE WORKING LIFESTYLE.

Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

▲36%

▲29%

▲15%

National Average
HK$280,000

▼22%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 28%