An Administration Assistant earns an average wage of C$16.37 per hour. 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$28,596 - C$50,301
C$29K
C$38K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$38,303
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C$12.69 - C$23.64
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$16.53
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$28,596 - C$50,301  
   
Bonus
C$513 - C$6,112  
Total Pay (?
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C$27,183 - C$50,153  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$12.69 - C$23.64  
   
Overtime
C$17.36 - C$48.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$513 - C$6,112  
   
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$27,183 - C$50,153  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164

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Pay by Experience Level for Administration Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administration Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administration Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 167 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administration Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Administration Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 88 salaries. An Administration Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,642

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Administration Assistant Reviews

Q: 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 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
C$37,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲14%


Administration
▲5%


National Average
C$37,000



▼2%



Filing
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 29%
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