Our survey at the Virtual Assistant Networking Association (VANA) was put forth to answer the Who, What, When, Why & How about Virtual Assistants and bring more awareness to this exciting career workable from home. 761 Virtual Assistants gathered together to participate in our survey and you can click here to read the results.
Did you know that 96.8% of all Virtual Assistants are women and that 69.3% of these are married of whom 76..1% have children. 59.2% have college or trade school training with 82.5% starting their businesses after being the workforce for some time.
32% of the VAs surveyed charge $31-40 per hour for their services with the majority of VAs putting in 31-40 hours of work per week. Amazingly, 43.6% of the VAs surveyed normally work on weekends.
93.7% of the Virtual Assistants surveyed stated that their clients are found through word of mouth referrals with 80.1% of VAs also marketing through a website online.