£25,211
Avg. Salary
£9.86
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,950

Profit Sharing

£1,000

Commission

£500

The average pay for a Personal Assistant is £9.86 per hour.

The average pay for a Personal Assistant is £25,211 per year.

$18k
10%
$25k
50%
$35k
90%
MEDIAN $25,211
£17,611 - £35,446
£18K
£25K
£35K
MEDIAN: £25,211
10%
50%
90%
£7.20 - £15.45
£7
£9
£15
MEDIAN: £9.86
10%
50%
90%
£0£35K
Salary £17,611 - £35,446
Bonus £506 - £4,820
Profit Sharing £319 - £4,000
Commission £500
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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£16,940 - £35,867
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,139
Hourly Data £0£19
Hourly Rate £7.20 - £15.45
Hourly Tips £0.24
Overtime £6.70 - £19.09
Annual Data £0£35K
Bonus £506 - £4,820
Commission £500
Profit Sharing £319 - £4,000
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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£16,940 - £35,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 504

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$62K

Self-Employed
9 profiles
$37,440

Century 21
5 profiles
$24,960

Common Career Paths for Personal Assistant


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Popular Skills for Personal Assistant

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 ₤23,000 based on 908 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 ₤26,000 based on 556 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤26,000 based on 541 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 ₤27,000 based on 370 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: £24,897

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 Bristol:
"Very good."
Pros: Knowing what I am doing and helping the Managing Director.
Cons: Workload can be very heavy at times.

Personal Assistant in Glasgow:
"More experience in organising events."
Just to stay calm and prioritise your workload makes the job so much easier.

Personal Assistant in London:
"Evaluation."
Pros: Good learning experience, entry level.
Cons: Stress Level, long work hours, atmosphere in office, no benefits.

Personal Assistant in Glasgow:
"Busy But Fun!"
Pros: I like that you start your day having an idea of what you are going to do and that can change the minute you walk in the door as you are faced with different scenarios. I like being challenged and kept busy but also making my boss's day run smoothly.
Cons: When things don't go according to plan or if you are let down at the last minute.

Personal Assistant in Rugby:
"Aim high."
Strive to do your social science degree in development, move on and up.

Personal Assistant in West Cowes:
"Stressful."
Pros: Variety.
Cons: Being given another job as well.

Personal Assistant in Bristol:
"Pay Attention!"
Get to know your boss, their personality and the way they like to work, then tailor your working practices to blend as easily as possible. Take time to organize your work, especially if you have a heavy workload so that you can work as effectively and with as little stress as possible. Be patient with people who report to you but try to provide firm leadership and a good example. If working for more than one boss, ensure that they give you the priorities for work given.

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Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

▲6%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
₤25,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries








PA
▼0%

National Average
₤25,000

Organizing
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%



▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 62%