Average Personal Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

£25,667
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,532
Bonus
£989
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The average salary for a Personal Assistant in United Kingdom is £25,667.
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£18k
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£26k
90%
£36k
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£18k - £36k
Bonus
£493 - £5k
Profit Sharing
£201 - £3k
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£18k - £36k
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What Do Personal Assistants Do?

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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Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Personal Assistant are from the companies The National Health Service (NHS), AstraZeneca and CBRE Group. Reported salaries are highest at HSBC where the average pay is £34,336. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CBRE Group and XL Group Inc, earning around £33,064 and £30,328, respectively. The National Health Service (NHS) pays the lowest at around £21,376. St James's Place and AstraZeneca also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £22,296 and £28,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Personal Assistants?

Skills in PA, Organizing and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration and Office Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistants?

An entry-level Personal Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £21,795 based on 117 salaries. An early career Personal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,316 based on 1,069 salaries. A mid-career Personal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,501 based on 589 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,354 based on 638 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £27,254.
Employees with Personal Assistant in their job title in London, England earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (18.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (10.1% less), Bristol, England: Bristol (7.3% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,031 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
35.3%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
20.4%

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