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.
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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.Read More...
They must usually have at least a high school diploma. Some employers may require candidates to possess a certificate from a secretarial school. Some employers may only consider personal assistants who like children and/or pets. They may perform a liaison function between their employer and the household staff (including maids, cooks, butlers, and drivers). Personal assistants may have to screen people who want to contact their employer. They may act as the first point of contact for their employer. They make travel arrangements on behalf of their employers. Some employers require that personal assistants travel with them.
Personal assistants must have excellent oral and written communication skills. They must have good interpersonal skills. Some employers require that their personal assistants are comfortable using Microsoft Office. Some employers require that personal assistants possess a valid driver’s license and have clean DMV records. They are often required to pass background and drug tests. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
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.
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