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Executive Assistant Average Salary in Tunisia 2021

How much money does an Executive Assistant make in Tunisia?


Average Monthly Salary
2,170 TND
( 26,000 TND yearly)

LOW
1,020
TND
AVERAGE
2,170
TND
HIGH
3,420
TND

A person working as an Executive Assistant in Tunisia typically earns around 2,170 TND per month. Salaries range from 1,020 TND (lowest) to 3,420 TND (highest).

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

Executive Assistant Salary Distribution in Tunisia

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

  • Salary Range

    Executive Assistant salaries in Tunisia range from 1,020 TND per month (minimum salary) to 3,420 TND per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 2,300 TND per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Executive Assistant(s) are earning less than 2,300 TND while the other half are earning more than 2,300 TND. 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 Executive Assistant(s) are earning less than 1,490 TND while 75% of them are earning more than 1,490 TND. Also from the diagram, 75% of Executive Assistant(s) are earning less than 3,030 TND while 25% are earning more than 3,030 TND.


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

Executive 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 Executive Assistant salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

An Executive Assistant with less than two years of experience makes approximately 1,170 TND per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 1,620 TND per month, 38% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 2,300 TND per month, 42% 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, Executive Assistant(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 2,810 TND 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 2,970 TND per month, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 3,230 TND per month, 9% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Executive Assistant average salary change by experience in Tunisia

0 - 2 Years
1,170 TND
2 - 5 Years+38%
1,620 TND
5 - 10 Years+42%
2,300 TND
10 - 15 Years+22%
2,810 TND
15 - 20 Years+6%
2,970 TND
20+ Years+9%
3,230 TND
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Executive Assistant Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Executive 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 Executive Assistant salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of an Executive Assistant is 1,400 TND per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 2,120 TND per month, 51% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 3,180 TND per month, 50% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.


Executive Assistant average salary difference by education level in Tunisia

High School
1,400 TND
Certificate or Diploma+51%
2,120 TND
Bachelor's Degree+50%
3,180 TND
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Executive 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 Executive Assistant employees in Tunisia earn 12% less than their female counterparts on average.

Male
2,040 TND
Female+13%
2,320 TND
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Tunisia for all Careers

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Executive Assistant Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Tunisia

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

Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant(s) in Tunisia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 21 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 19 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.

Tunisia / 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 Tunisia is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
4%
Energy
8%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
7%
Travel
2%
Construction
6%
Education
1%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Tunisia for the year 2020. 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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Executive Assistant Bonus and Incentive Rates in Tunisia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Tunisia Executive Assistant
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An Executive 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.

72% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 28% 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
28%
No Bonus
72%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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.

Executive Assistant Average Hourly Wage in Tunisia


12 TND per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Tunisia is 12 TND. This means that the average Executive Assistant in Tunisia earns approximately 12 TND 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.

Executive Assistant VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Executive Assistant and Administration / Reception / Secretarial monthly Tunisia
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The average salary for Executive Assistant is 7% 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 Specialist4,610 TND+110%
Administrative Aide1,650 TND-24%
Administrative Analyst2,850 TND+32%
Administrative Assistant2,120 TND-2%
Administrative Associate1,990 TND-8%
Administrative Manager3,280 TND+51%
Administrative Receptionist1,940 TND-10%
Board Secretary1,950 TND-10%
Central Office Operator1,980 TND-9%
Clerk1,310 TND-40%
Commercial Administrator2,870 TND+33%
Commissions Processor2,470 TND+14%
Conveyancing Secretary1,850 TND-15%
Document Controller1,720 TND-21%
Document Management Specialist2,520 TND+16%
Executive Assistant2,170 TND+0%
Executive Personal Assistant2,500 TND+15%
Executive Secretary2,180 TND+1%
Front Desk Attendant1,880 TND-13%
Front Desk Coordinator2,470 TND+14%
Front Desk Manager3,180 TND+47%
Group Services Manager5,300 TND+140%
Head Receptionist2,270 TND+5%
Key Account Assistant2,220 TND+2%
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator1,280 TND-41%
Leasing Administrator2,440 TND+13%
Legal Secretary2,160 TND-0%
Librarian2,430 TND+12%
Mailroom Manager2,230 TND+3%
Management Support Secretary1,940 TND-10%
Master Programme Coordinator3,940 TND+82%
Medical Receptionist2,220 TND+2%
Meeting and Event Assistant2,300 TND+6%
Meeting and Event Manager5,130 TND+140%
Night Manager3,030 TND+40%
Office Administrator2,990 TND+38%
Office Assistant1,340 TND-38%
Office Manager3,380 TND+56%
Office Services Coordinator2,780 TND+28%
Operations Analyst4,070 TND+88%
Operations Manager5,070 TND+130%
Personal Assistant2,020 TND-7%
Planning Assistant2,420 TND+12%
Process Expert3,190 TND+47%
Program Coordinator2,940 TND+36%
Programme Assistant2,390 TND+10%
Project Administrator3,370 TND+56%
Project Coordinator4,280 TND+98%
Reception Team Lead2,500 TND+15%
Receptionist1,980 TND-9%
Records Officer1,600 TND-26%
Schedule Officer1,310 TND-40%
School Secretary1,980 TND-9%
Secretary1,710 TND-21%
Switchboard Operator1,630 TND-25%
Technical Program Manager4,450 TND+110%
Technical Project Manager4,710 TND+120%
Typist1,580 TND-27%
Wayleave Officer1,450 TND-33%

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 Tunisia earn 13% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
3,680 TND
Public Sector+13%
4,170 TND
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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