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Personal Assistant Average Salary in Jordan 2022

How much money does a Personal Assistant make in Jordan?

Average Monthly Salary
840 JOD
( 10,100 JOD yearly)


A person working as a Personal Assistant in Jordan typically earns around 840 JOD per month. Salaries range from 390 JOD (lowest) to 1,340 JOD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Personal Assistant salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Personal Assistant Salary Distribution in Jordan

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Personal Assistant salaries in Jordan range from 390 JOD per month (minimum salary) to 1,340 JOD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 910 JOD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Personal Assistant(s) are earning less than 910 JOD while the other half are earning more than 910 JOD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Personal Assistant(s) are earning less than 590 JOD while 75% of them are earning more than 590 JOD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Personal Assistant(s) are earning less than 1,220 JOD while 25% are earning more than 1,220 JOD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Personal Assistant Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Personal Assistant salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Personal Assistant with less than two years of experience makes approximately 440 JOD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 590 JOD per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 870 JOD per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Personal Assistant(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 1,060 JOD per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 1,160 JOD per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 1,250 JOD per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Personal Assistant average salary change by experience in Jordan

0 - 2 Years
440 JOD
2 - 5 Years+34%
590 JOD
5 - 10 Years+48%
870 JOD
10 - 15 Years+22%
1,060 JOD
15 - 20 Years+9%
1,160 JOD
20+ Years+8%
1,250 JOD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Personal Assistant Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Personal Assistant(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Personal Assistant salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Personal Assistant is 500 JOD per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 790 JOD per month, 57% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 1,320 JOD per month, 68% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Personal Assistant average salary difference by education level in Jordan

High School
500 JOD
Certificate or Diploma+57%
790 JOD
Bachelor's Degree+68%
1,320 JOD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Personal Assistant Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Personal Assistant employees in Jordan earn 17% less than their female counterparts on average.

770 JOD
920 JOD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Jordan for all Careers

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Personal Assistant Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Jordan

How much are annual salary increments in Jordan for Personal Assistant(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

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Personal Assistant(s) in Jordan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 7% every 22 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 20 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Jordan / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Jordan is 4%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Jordan for the year 2021. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Personal Assistant Bonus and Incentive Rates in Jordan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Jordan Personal Assistant
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A Personal Assistant is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

71% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 29% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Personal Assistant Average Hourly Wage in Jordan

5 JOD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Jordan is 5 JOD. This means that the average Personal Assistant in Jordan earns approximately 5 JOD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Personal Assistant VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Personal Assistant and Administration / Reception / Secretarial monthly Jordan
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The average salary for Personal Assistant is 12% less than that of Administration / Reception / Secretarial. Also, Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries are 41% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accreditation Specialist1,850 JOD+120%
Administrative Aide640 JOD-24%
Administrative Analyst1,210 JOD+43%
Administrative Assistant850 JOD+1%
Administrative Associate830 JOD-2%
Administrative Manager1,290 JOD+53%
Administrative Receptionist790 JOD-6%
Board Secretary760 JOD-10%
Central Office Operator790 JOD-6%
Clerk570 JOD-32%
Commercial Administrator1,240 JOD+47%
Commissions Processor1,020 JOD+21%
Conveyancing Secretary780 JOD-8%
Document Controller700 JOD-17%
Document Management Specialist1,090 JOD+29%
Executive Assistant980 JOD+16%
Executive Personal Assistant1,090 JOD+29%
Executive Secretary940 JOD+11%
Front Desk Attendant810 JOD-4%
Front Desk Coordinator970 JOD+15%
Front Desk Manager1,370 JOD+62%
Group Services Manager2,320 JOD+170%
Head Receptionist970 JOD+15%
Key Account Assistant980 JOD+16%
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator570 JOD-32%
Leasing Administrator1,040 JOD+23%
Legal Secretary840 JOD-0%
Librarian1,080 JOD+28%
Mailroom Manager980 JOD+16%
Management Support Secretary820 JOD-3%
Master Programme Coordinator1,620 JOD+92%
Medical Receptionist940 JOD+11%
Meeting and Event Assistant910 JOD+8%
Meeting and Event Manager2,000 JOD+140%
Night Manager1,240 JOD+47%
Office Administrator1,250 JOD+48%
Office Assistant550 JOD-35%
Office Manager1,430 JOD+69%
Office Services Coordinator1,110 JOD+32%
Operations Analyst1,840 JOD+120%
Operations Manager2,280 JOD+170%
Personal Assistant840 JOD-0%
Planning Assistant1,000 JOD+18%
Process Expert1,340 JOD+59%
Program Coordinator1,130 JOD+34%
Programme Assistant1,060 JOD+26%
Project Administrator1,370 JOD+62%
Project Coordinator1,950 JOD+130%
Reception Team Lead1,110 JOD+32%
Receptionist810 JOD-4%
Records Officer670 JOD-21%
Schedule Officer580 JOD-31%
School Secretary830 JOD-2%
Secretary770 JOD-9%
Switchboard Operator680 JOD-19%
Technical Program Manager2,010 JOD+140%
Technical Project Manager2,100 JOD+150%
Typist660 JOD-22%
Wayleave Officer590 JOD-30%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Amman960 JOD
Irbid860 JOD

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Jordan earn 8% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,540 JOD
Public Sector+8%
1,660 JOD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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