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Personal Assistant Average Salary in Hungary 2022

How much money does a Personal Assistant make in Hungary?

Average Monthly Salary
237,000 HUF
( 2,840,000 HUF yearly)


A person working as a Personal Assistant in Hungary typically earns around 237,000 HUF per month. Salaries range from 109,000 HUF (lowest) to 377,000 HUF (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 Hungary

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

  • Salary Range

    Personal Assistant salaries in Hungary range from 109,000 HUF per month (minimum salary) to 377,000 HUF per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 256,000 HUF per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Personal Assistant(s) are earning less than 256,000 HUF while the other half are earning more than 256,000 HUF. 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 164,000 HUF while 75% of them are earning more than 164,000 HUF. Also from the diagram, 75% of Personal Assistant(s) are earning less than 342,000 HUF while 25% are earning more than 342,000 HUF.

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 124,000 HUF per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 165,000 HUF 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 244,000 HUF 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 298,000 HUF 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 325,000 HUF 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 351,000 HUF per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Personal Assistant average salary change by experience in Hungary

0 - 2 Years
124,000 HUF
2 - 5 Years+34%
165,000 HUF
5 - 10 Years+48%
244,000 HUF
10 - 15 Years+22%
298,000 HUF
15 - 20 Years+9%
325,000 HUF
20+ Years+8%
351,000 HUF
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 141,000 HUF per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 222,000 HUF per month, 57% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 372,000 HUF per month, 68% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Personal Assistant average salary difference by education level in Hungary

High School
141,000 HUF
Certificate or Diploma+57%
222,000 HUF
Bachelor's Degree+68%
372,000 HUF
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 Hungary earn 9% less than their female counterparts on average.

226,000 HUF
248,000 HUF
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Hungary for all Careers

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Personal Assistant Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Hungary

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

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Personal Assistant(s) in Hungary are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 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.

Hungary / 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 Hungary is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

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

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

69% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 31% 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 Hungary

1,370 HUF per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Hungary is 1,370 HUF. This means that the average Personal Assistant in Hungary earns approximately 1,370 HUF 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 Hungary
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The average salary for Personal Assistant is 19% 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 Specialist550,000 HUF+130%
Administrative Aide183,000 HUF-23%
Administrative Analyst343,000 HUF+45%
Administrative Assistant251,000 HUF+6%
Administrative Associate234,000 HUF-1%
Administrative Manager379,000 HUF+60%
Administrative Receptionist216,000 HUF-9%
Board Secretary223,000 HUF-6%
Central Office Operator237,000 HUF-0%
Clerk164,000 HUF-31%
Commercial Administrator323,000 HUF+36%
Commissions Processor312,000 HUF+32%
Conveyancing Secretary202,000 HUF-15%
Document Controller212,000 HUF-11%
Document Management Specialist284,000 HUF+20%
Executive Assistant269,000 HUF+13%
Executive Personal Assistant288,000 HUF+21%
Executive Secretary248,000 HUF+5%
Front Desk Attendant233,000 HUF-2%
Front Desk Coordinator283,000 HUF+19%
Front Desk Manager358,000 HUF+51%
Group Services Manager617,000 HUF+160%
Head Receptionist281,000 HUF+19%
Key Account Assistant262,000 HUF+11%
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator155,000 HUF-35%
Leasing Administrator299,000 HUF+26%
Legal Secretary241,000 HUF+2%
Librarian294,000 HUF+24%
Mailroom Manager264,000 HUF+11%
Management Support Secretary233,000 HUF-2%
Master Programme Coordinator448,000 HUF+89%
Medical Receptionist242,000 HUF+2%
Meeting and Event Assistant267,000 HUF+13%
Meeting and Event Manager582,000 HUF+150%
Night Manager341,000 HUF+44%
Office Administrator353,000 HUF+49%
Office Assistant154,000 HUF-35%
Office Manager405,000 HUF+71%
Office Services Coordinator300,000 HUF+27%
Operations Analyst504,000 HUF+110%
Operations Manager623,000 HUF+160%
Personal Assistant237,000 HUF-0%
Planning Assistant278,000 HUF+17%
Process Expert377,000 HUF+59%
Program Coordinator323,000 HUF+36%
Programme Assistant282,000 HUF+19%
Project Administrator415,000 HUF+75%
Project Coordinator541,000 HUF+130%
Reception Team Lead297,000 HUF+25%
Receptionist222,000 HUF-6%
Records Officer188,000 HUF-21%
Schedule Officer155,000 HUF-35%
School Secretary213,000 HUF-10%
Secretary208,000 HUF-12%
Switchboard Operator192,000 HUF-19%
Technical Program Manager551,000 HUF+130%
Technical Project Manager572,000 HUF+140%
Typist182,000 HUF-23%
Wayleave Officer163,000 HUF-31%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Budapest257,000 HUF
Debrecen247,000 HUF

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 Hungary earn 9% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
474,000 HUF
Public Sector+9%
516,000 HUF
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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