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Personal assistant salary in United States

How much does a Personal Assistant make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $15.75
Low $8.28
High $29.97
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a personal assistant is $15.75 per hour in the United States. 16.5k salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2023

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Top companies for Personal Assistants in United States

  1. UPS
    56,274 reviews603 salaries reported
    $19.98per hour
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Highest paying cities for Personal Assistants near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $23.03 per hour
    203 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $18.40 per hour
    105 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $17.64 per hour
    78 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $17.30 per hour
    124 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $17.13 per hour
    196 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $16.05 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  1. Louisville, KY
    $15.41 per hour
    46 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $15.12 per hour
    120 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $14.02 per hour
    100 salaries reported
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Where can a Personal Assistant earn more?

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Most common benefits for Personal Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 7,318 ratings

44% of Personal Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Average $18.84 per hour

Executive Assistant to CEO

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Average $67,232 per year

Executive Administrative Assistant

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Average $23.00 per hour

Personal Assistant to CEO

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Average $20.09 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Personal Assistant

As a personal assistant how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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