An Administration Assistant earns an average wage of C$16.32 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

C$29,066 - C$52,291
C$29K
C$39K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$38,655
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C$12.39 - C$23.05
C$12
C$16
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MEDIAN: C$16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$29,066 - C$52,291  
   
Bonus
C$486.45 - C$6,397  
Total Pay (?
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C$27,009 - C$50,847  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$12.39 - C$23.05  
   
Overtime
C$14.79 - C$43.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$486.45 - C$6,397  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$27,009 - C$50,847  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 199

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Pay by Experience Level for Administration Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,434

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Administration Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Administration Assistant?

Administration Assistant in Montréal:
"Great Job."
Pros: Fascinating projects, get to work with local artists, flexible hours, supportive work environment.
Cons: Lack of general organzation, low salaries.

Administration Assistant in Calgary:
"Corporate culture"
Pros: I have subordinates, I over see work coordination and meeting dead lines
Cons: The long extra hours

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Key Stats for Administration Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$36,000


Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Administration
up arrow 5%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

National Average
C$36,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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