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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 $71,355 per annum.

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

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Average salary
$71,355 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Min average salary
$65,003 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Max average salary
$77,708 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Personal Assistant are:

  • NSW: 30.8%
  • VIC: 28.1%
  • QLD: 21%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • 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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