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Personal or Executive Assistant

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Personal or executive assistants work closely with senior managers and executives, supporting them and carrying out a range of tasks for them. They help managers to make the best use of their time by dealing with administrative tasks. They are also known as PAs.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for personal or executive assistants in Scotland tend to be in the range of £17,500 to £23,000 a year. With experience this can rise to over £35,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
18770
1.8 %
RISE
2023
19101
  United Kingdom
2018
262822
2.6 %
RISE
2023
269570

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What Does it Take?

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Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)
Tel: 01952 797 396
E-mail: info@instam.org
Website: http://www.instam.org/
Twitter: @IAM_1915
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/instam.org

Skills CFA
Tel: 01536 738631
E-mail: info@instructus.org
Website: http://www.skillscfa.org
Twitter: @SkillsCFA

SkillsCFA is a registered charity promoting skills and qualifications in the workplace. Its work also involves apprenticeships and training programmes across the UK for a whole range of business skills.

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