Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant

Personal Assistants (also known as PAs) perform administrative and secretarial tasks to support a manager, professional, or executive group. The average salary of a Personal Assistant is $60,595 per annum.

As a PA, your responsibilities can include responding to communications, managing schedules, organising events, creating presentations, and preparing complex itineraries.

Salary range
Average salary $60,595
salary range
$54,671
$60,595
$66,711
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
-3% by 2020
-3%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

How to become a Personal Assistant

SEEK Learning can help you find a course to become a Personal Assistant that suits your study preferences, lifestyle and location.

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Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Personal Assistant are:
NSW
NSW 37.4%
VIC
VIC 23.9%
QLD
QLD 14.9%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Personal Assistant are:
  • Able to work methodically, accurately and neatly
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Neat personal appearance
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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