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Personal Assistant

Kaiāwhina Whaiaro

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Personal assistants provide administrative, clerical, secretarial and general support to managers and other professionals. They may also be responsible for financial planning, recruitment and staffing.

Pay

Personal assistants usually earn

$48K-$75K per year

Executive assistants usually earn

$50K-$90K per year

Source: Hays, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a personal assistant are poor for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
Executive assistant Nyia Strachan sits with two businessmen outside a meeting room.

Personal assistants provide administrative, secretarial and general support to managers

Last updated 3 November 2018