$39,476
Avg. Salary
$14.90
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,715

Profit Sharing

$2,400

Commission

$3,945

The average pay for a Personal Assistant is $14.90 per hour.

The average pay for a Personal Assistant is $39,476 per year.

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MEDIAN $15
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$74k
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MEDIAN $39,476
$19,733 - $74,151
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MEDIAN: $39,476
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$9.94 - $24.98
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$0$74K
Salary $19,733 - $74,151
Bonus $299 - $10,256
Profit Sharing $974 - $7,096
Commission $100 - $15,000
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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$20,659 - $62,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,491
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $9.94 - $24.98
Hourly Tips $0.49 - $5.15
Overtime $11.90 - $38.94
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $299 - $10,256
Commission $100 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $974 - $7,096
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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$20,659 - $62,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,890

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
4 profiles
$26,437

Common Career Paths for Personal Assistant


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Personal Assistant Job Listings

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 $30,000 based on 1,456 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 $35,000 based on 659 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 534 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 $44,000 based on 226 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,536

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

Personal Assistant Advice

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

Personal Assistant in Cape Town:
"Great responsibility, stressful, alert."
Pay attention to detail, stay focused and deliver your best.

Personal Assistant in Hong Kong:
"Secretarial support, bookkeeping, recuritment, payroll."
Smart, detailed-mind, confident, good management skill with good selling experience is an advantage.

Personal Assistant in Virginia Beach:
"Interesting."
Pros: I like the flexibility, and the people I work for are very nice.
Cons: There is not always clarity on tasks .

Personal Assistant in Santa Cruz:
"Don't supply previous salary figures."
Focus and be flexible! Very flexible.

Personal Assistant in Johannesburg:
"A recept."
Pros: I always learn something new as I am in the education sector.
Cons: Working with students can be very tiring.

Personal Assistant in Dayton:
"Know Your Worth."
Be aware of what duties are expected of you. Keep track if more responsibilities are added, and charge accordingly. Pay attention to details. It's all about the details.

Personal Assistant in Phoenix:
"I LOVE IT MY PURPOSE IN LIFE IS TO BE OF MAXIMUM SERVICE."
Pros: EVERYTHING.
Cons: NOTHING.

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Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 575 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

▲37%

▲24%

▲6%

National Average
$33,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries




▲1%


▼0%

National Average
$33,000




Microsoft Office
▼2%

▼3%


▼5%

▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 575 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 72%