Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Personal Assistant is $15.28
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 $14.06 based on 257 salaries. An early career Personal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.02 based on 1,311 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Personal Assistants Do?
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.
They must usually have at least a high school diploma. Some …Read more
- 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.