How much should you be paying for a virtual assistant servicing Australia?
If you don’t know the answer of the above question, you are not alone. Most entrepreneurs are not sure about how much a virtual assistant will cost. They often have the perception that hiring a VA will cost them a fortune, with many hidden costs. The reality however, is that a virtual assistant can save you money, time and more jobs can be done online, quickly, easily and cost effectively.
To gain something, you need to pay something. And this is where things get a bit difficult because there isn’t a single correct answer for how much you should pay for a virtual assistant servicing Australia. First of all, it depends on where they live and secondly, what tasks you need them to do.
If you want to hire a virtual assistant in Australia, you’ll have to pay between $35 and $50 per hour for casual work and for full time support at least $5000 per month.
My Cloud Assistant offers virtual assistants from a casual rate $11.25 per hour, part time (20 hours a week) $850 and full time (40 hours a week) $1600.
You would be surprised to know that you can hire virtual assistants for almost every functional area of your business where physical appearance is not required – be it secretarial tasks, bookkeeping, social media management, data entry, or Internet research.
Here are some of the main types of virtual assistants that can support Australia and what they do:
- Virtual assistant for social media management
- Virtual administrative/secretarial assistant
- Virtual data entry clerk
- Virtual E-commerce assistant
- Virtual Research Assistant
- Virtual bookkeeping Assistant
- Virtual personal assistant
In addition to these above-mentioned roles, you can also hire virtual assistants for programming, digital marketing, customer support and chat support services.
Hiring a freelance virtual assistant is not always fruitful. A freelance virtual assistant will often move on to the next role for more money, be absent because of sickness or holidays and you are left with n0 back up support. My Cloud Assistant only hires virtual assistants after extensive and immense screening and we offer cover for holidays and sickness. You can easily scale up your business with My Cloud Assistant, as we offer a range of virtual assistants for different tasks and therefore you only need to work with one company, this is difficult to achieve when hiring freelancers.
When you partner with My Cloud Assistant, you are on your way to work/life balance you’ve been dreaming of without breaking the bank. Call us now on 03 9018 5200 or 02 8011 3752 or use the website chat.