Average Personal Assistant Hourly Pay

$14.97
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,600
Bonus
$2,800
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Assistant is $14.97.
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$10.00
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$14.97
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$25.17
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MEDIAN $14.97
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
Bonus
$250 - $11,191
Profit Sharing
$453 - $7,149
Commission
$78 - $15,319
Total Pay
$21,087 - $63,614

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Job Description for Personal Assistant

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Personal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Personal Assistant
Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Personal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

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 $13.19 based on 360 salaries. An early career Personal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.65 based on 1,862 salaries. A mid-career Personal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.47 based on 760 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.83 based on 789 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Personal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 61.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (30.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less) and Miami, Florida (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,163 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
44.7%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
19.0%
Late Career
9.4%