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Personal Assistant Average Salary in Mozambique 2022

How much money does a Personal Assistant make in Mozambique?

Average Monthly Salary
20,800 MZN
( 249,000 MZN yearly)


A person working as a Personal Assistant in Mozambique typically earns around 20,800 MZN per month. Salaries range from 9,560 MZN (lowest) to 33,100 MZN (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 Mozambique

Median and salary distribution monthly Mozambique Personal Assistant
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Personal Assistant salaries in Mozambique range from 9,560 MZN per month (minimum salary) to 33,100 MZN per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 22,500 MZN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Personal Assistant(s) are earning less than 22,500 MZN while the other half are earning more than 22,500 MZN. 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 14,400 MZN while 75% of them are earning more than 14,400 MZN. Also from the diagram, 75% of Personal Assistant(s) are earning less than 30,000 MZN while 25% are earning more than 30,000 MZN.

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 10,900 MZN per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 14,500 MZN 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 21,400 MZN 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 26,100 MZN 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 28,500 MZN 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 30,800 MZN per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Personal Assistant average salary change by experience in Mozambique

0 - 2 Years
10,900 MZN
2 - 5 Years+34%
14,500 MZN
5 - 10 Years+48%
21,400 MZN
10 - 15 Years+22%
26,100 MZN
15 - 20 Years+9%
28,500 MZN
20+ Years+8%
30,800 MZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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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 12,400 MZN per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 19,400 MZN per month, 57% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 32,600 MZN per month, 68% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Personal Assistant average salary difference by education level in Mozambique

High School
12,400 MZN
Certificate or Diploma+57%
19,400 MZN
Bachelor's Degree+68%
32,600 MZN
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 Mozambique earn 15% less than their female counterparts on average.

19,100 MZN
22,400 MZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Mozambique for all Careers

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Personal Assistant Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Mozambique

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

Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant(s) in Mozambique are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 4% every 31 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 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.

Mozambique / 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 Mozambique is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Mozambique 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 Mozambique

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Mozambique 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.

85% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 15% 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 Mozambique

120 MZN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mozambique is 120 MZN. This means that the average Personal Assistant in Mozambique earns approximately 120 MZN 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 Mozambique
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The average salary for Personal Assistant is 13% 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 Specialist44,500 MZN+110%
Administrative Aide16,800 MZN-19%
Administrative Analyst29,900 MZN+44%
Administrative Assistant20,200 MZN-3%
Administrative Associate21,400 MZN+3%
Administrative Manager32,100 MZN+54%
Administrative Receptionist19,600 MZN-6%
Board Secretary18,800 MZN-10%
Central Office Operator20,000 MZN-4%
Clerk13,200 MZN-37%
Commercial Administrator29,300 MZN+41%
Commissions Processor25,400 MZN+22%
Conveyancing Secretary18,300 MZN-12%
Document Controller18,200 MZN-12%
Document Management Specialist25,700 MZN+24%
Executive Assistant22,600 MZN+9%
Executive Personal Assistant24,800 MZN+19%
Executive Secretary21,600 MZN+4%
Front Desk Attendant20,600 MZN-1%
Front Desk Coordinator23,800 MZN+14%
Front Desk Manager31,100 MZN+50%
Group Services Manager53,300 MZN+160%
Head Receptionist23,800 MZN+14%
Key Account Assistant23,800 MZN+14%
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator13,700 MZN-34%
Leasing Administrator25,300 MZN+22%
Legal Secretary22,000 MZN+6%
Librarian25,900 MZN+25%
Mailroom Manager22,100 MZN+6%
Management Support Secretary20,300 MZN-2%
Master Programme Coordinator37,100 MZN+78%
Medical Receptionist22,000 MZN+6%
Meeting and Event Assistant23,500 MZN+13%
Meeting and Event Manager48,700 MZN+130%
Night Manager31,100 MZN+50%
Office Administrator30,400 MZN+46%
Office Assistant14,000 MZN-33%
Office Manager33,800 MZN+63%
Office Services Coordinator25,700 MZN+24%
Operations Analyst40,600 MZN+95%
Operations Manager52,100 MZN+150%
Personal Assistant20,800 MZN+0%
Planning Assistant23,200 MZN+12%
Process Expert30,600 MZN+47%
Program Coordinator29,400 MZN+41%
Programme Assistant25,600 MZN+23%
Project Administrator35,500 MZN+71%
Project Coordinator45,900 MZN+120%
Reception Team Lead26,000 MZN+25%
Receptionist19,400 MZN-7%
Records Officer16,200 MZN-22%
Schedule Officer14,000 MZN-33%
School Secretary19,300 MZN-7%
Secretary17,300 MZN-17%
Switchboard Operator17,500 MZN-16%
Technical Program Manager46,300 MZN+120%
Technical Project Manager50,400 MZN+140%
Typist15,800 MZN-24%
Wayleave Officer14,300 MZN-31%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Beira21,200 MZN
Maputo23,000 MZN
Matola21,000 MZN
Nampula18,200 MZN

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 Mozambique earn 14% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
38,200 MZN
Public Sector+14%
43,400 MZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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