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Personal Assistant salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$16.66
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a personal assistant is $16.66 per hour in the United States. 12.8k salaries reported, updated at August 4, 2022.

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Top companies for Personal Assistants in United States

  1. Bank of America
    3.8star
    31362 reviews14 salaries reported
    $38.20per hour
  2. $31.31per hour
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Highest paying cities for Personal Assistants in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $19.31 per hour
    131 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $18.28 per hour
    181 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $18.08 per hour
    70 salaries reported
  1. Sacramento, CA
    $17.81 per hour
    44 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $17.27 per hour
    56 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $17.00 per hour
    54 salaries reported
  1. Milwaukee, WI
    $16.71 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $16.19 per hour
    83 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?

Executive Assistant

12,102 job openings

Average $48,321 per year

Executive Administrative Assistant

12,110 job openings

Average $22.52 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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