How much do personal assistants / executive assistants earn in the UK?
Personal assistants / executive assistants working in London can expect to earn £25 — £35 K per annum. Personal assistants / executive assistants based elsewhere in the UK can expect to earn £15 — £25 K per annum. Jobs based in London almost always pay more than those based in other parts of the UK. This is due to the associated costs of living in London, as well as the fact that many larger (and richer) organisations are based in London. Other factors which will effect your pay packet include: • The size of the organisation you work for. • The amount of responsibility you have in your role. • The amount of previous experience you possess. Different sectors pay differently, for example, media and not-for-profit organisations tend to offer lesser salaries than banking and financial institutions. Also UK experience of any type does add value to your CV.
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