The average salary for an Administrative Assistant is C$38,974 per year.

C$29,740 - C$51,650
C$30K
C$39K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$39,207
10%
50%
90%
C$13.01 - C$24.10
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$16.88
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$29,740 - C$51,650
Bonus C$305.54 - C$4,952
Profit Sharing C$365.24 - C$5,093
Commission C$0.00 - C$10,137
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).
)
C$28,551 - C$51,533
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,412
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$13.01 - C$24.10
Hourly Tips C$0.25
Overtime C$15.23 - C$38.83
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$305.54 - C$4,952
Commission C$0.00 - C$10,137
Profit Sharing C$365.24 - C$5,093
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).
)
C$28,551 - C$51,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,147

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Common Career Paths for Administrative Assistant


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant

Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 3,316 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 1,939 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 1,620 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 790 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,401

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?

Administrative Assistant in London:
"Admin life."
Pros: Although I find my job stressful at times I have a great support system thanks to the management team. They are flexible with me in case I need time off and offer me assistance if I ever request some help. This job is a win win, everyone works hard and is generally very happy to be here. It's a very relaxed and productive work environment that I enjoy walking into everyday.
Cons: General stresses of being understaffed can be overwhelming, or having other team members take advantage of your kindness and drop their workloads on you.

Administrative Assistant in Vancouver:
Pros: Free meals, free parking, professional environment, I can make my own decisions and give input, I get to utilize my computer skills and meet important clients in the movie industry as well as learning about new shows and movies before they are released.
Cons:

Administrative Assistant in Delta:
"Atmosphere."
Pros: The people I work around are great and my boss gives me a lot of responsibility.
Cons: There are high expectations for understanding the whole business on a high level.

Administrative Assistant in Ottawa:
"Underwhelming."
Pros: Working from home is the only perk of this job.
Cons: Terrible pay, no recognition when going above and beyond, rude coworkers, taking on 75% more work has not been compensated, no room for growth.

Administrative Assistant in Richmond Hill:
Pros: Working with many different departments allows me to get a realistic picture of what each actually does.
Cons: Always doing menial tasks, answering to many managers.

Administrative Assistant in Brandon:
"Stressful and unappreciated."
Pros: I like the day to day tasks, and making sure the job gets done right.
Cons: I feel unappreciated, and micromanaged.

Administrative Assistant in London:
"Admin Assist is great!"
Pros: Working with people, being the go-to person, being the face of the company in this building.
Cons: The pay, lots of extra work loaded onto me.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1079 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲16%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
C$37,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲2%




National Average
C$37,000

Administration
▼1%

Office Administration
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%

▼1%




▼4%


▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1079 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 32%
ADVERTISEMENT