Average Personal Assistant Hourly Pay

$14.99
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,537
Bonus
$2,800
Commission
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Assistant is $14.99.
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$10.03
MEDIAN
$14.99
90%
$25.19
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
Bonus
$207 - $10,907
Profit Sharing
$457 - $7,096
Commission
$78 - $15,319
Total Pay
$21,179 - $63,466

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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.

Job Satisfaction for Personal Assistant

4.1 out of 5
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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 $13.35 based on 352 salaries. An early career Personal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.68 based on 1,856 salaries. A mid-career Personal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.52 based on 757 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.94 based on 780 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 61.4% 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 (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.5% less) and Miami, Florida (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,132 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
44.9%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
18.9%
Late Career
9.4%