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Personal Assistants perform liaison, coordination and organisational tasks in support of Managers and Professionals

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Personal Assistants
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
63,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1150
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Above average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Relatively steady
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks

  • liaising with other staff on matters relating to the organisation's operations
  • researching and preparing reports, briefing notes, memoranda, correspondence and other routine documents
  • maintaining confidential files and documents
  • attending meetings and acting as secretary as required
  • maintaining appointment diaries and making travel arrangements
  • processing incoming and outgoing mail, filing correspondence and maintaining records
  • screening telephone calls and answering inquiries
  • taking and transcribing dictation of letters and other documents
  • may supervise other secretarial and clerical staff

Job Titles

  • Personal Assistant

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Business
  • Certificate IV in Business
  • Diploma of Business Administration, Diploma of Management,

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