£25,279
Avg. Salary
£9.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,927

Bonus

£1,011

Profit Sharing

£500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Personal Assistant is £9.81 per hour.

The average pay for a Personal Assistant is £25,279 per year.

10%
£7.37
10%
£9.81
50%
£15.31
90%
90%
MEDIAN £9.81
10%
£18k
10%
£25k
50%
£36k
90%
90%
MEDIAN £25,279
£17,738 - £35,581
£18K
£25K
£36K
MEDIAN: £25,279
10%
50%
90%
£7.37 - £15.31
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£9
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MEDIAN: £9.81
10%
50%
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£0£36K
Salary £17,738 - £35,581
Bonus £499 - £4,910
Profit Sharing £321 - £3,973
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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£17,064 - £36,002
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,803
Hourly Data £0£18
Hourly Rate £7.37 - £15.31
Hourly Tips £0.15
Overtime £6.41 - £18.94
Annual Data £0£36K
Bonus £499 - £4,910
Commission £500
Profit Sharing £321 - £3,973
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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£17,064 - £36,002
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 501

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 ₤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: £24,908

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 London:
Pros: People I work with, low stress, rarely need to come in early or stay late.
Cons: No growth, no development, stuck in this career and sector.

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 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 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
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 8 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 64%