$15.62
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$972

Profit Sharing

$2,800

Women account for the majority of Virtual Assistants in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $15.57 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Approximately one-tenth receive medical and dental insurance and less than one in ten get vision insurance. For the most part, Virtual Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$14,323 - $62,318
$14K
$35K
$62K
MEDIAN: $34,974
10%
50%
90%

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$10.12 - $29.58
$10
$16
$30
MEDIAN: $15.62
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50%
90%

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$0$62K
Salary $14,323 - $62,318
Bonus $0.00 - $9,635
Profit Sharing $2,800
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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$20,737 - $61,767
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 85
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $10.12 - $29.58
Hourly Tips $0.30
Overtime $7.30 - $43.63
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,635
Profit Sharing $2,800
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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$20,737 - $61,767
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 540

Job Description for Virtual Assistant

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential to be a virtual assistant. Critical-thinking, problem-solving, and previous customer service experience are beneficial, as well.

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Virtual Assistant Tasks

  • Make appointments, arrange for advertisement, and provide basic customer service activities online.

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Pay by Experience Level for Virtual Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Virtual Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Virtual Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 181 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Virtual 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 104 salaries. An experienced Virtual Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 119 salaries. A Virtual Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 56 salaries.

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Key Stats for Virtual Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Virtual Assistant Salaries

▲29%

▲23%

▲6%

National Average
$33,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Virtual Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲33%

Microsoft Word
▲33%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲25%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲10%


▲4%

Scheduling
▲3%

Bookkeeping
▲1%

National Average
$33,000


Customer Service
▼2%

▼3%



Customer Relations
▼3%

Administration
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 89%