Entry-Level Executive Assistant Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Executive Assistant is C$44,334 per year.

C$33,495 - C$57,194
(Median)
C$33K
C$44K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$44,334
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C$13.48 - C$25.80
(Median)
C$13
C$18
C$26
MEDIAN: C$18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$33,495 - C$57,194  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,105  
Profit Sharing
C$496.65 - C$4,919  
Commission
C$1,500  
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$31,561 - C$58,613  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,093
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$13.48 - C$25.80  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.00  
Overtime
C$1.45 - C$41.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,105  
   
Commission
C$1,500  
Profit Sharing
C$496.65 - C$4,919  
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$31,561 - C$58,613  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 497
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National Average: C$43,655

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Executive Assistant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Assistant in Waterloo:
"Keep Positive and Proactive."
Stay positive and proactive. Communicate regularly with keeping confidentially at the forefront of your position. Keep in touch with current technology and processes.

Executive Assistant in Vancouver:
"Make a Difference."
Prioritize projects and anticipate need. Be creative and think outside the box. Make yourself invaluable.

Executive Assistant in Montreal:
"Know your role level."
Find out exactly what level of responsibilities you will have and what you will be assessed on, in your performance evaluation. Clarify expectations right away. Ask for a detailed job description. Read it carefully.

Executive Assistant in Waterloo:
"Complexity of organization."
Find a mentor to help you understand how to get things done in a complex organization.

Executive Assistant in Saskatoon:
"Want to succeed as an Executive Assistant? Focus on these 4."
Present yourself professionally each and every day. Go above and beyond always for your Executive(s). Focus daily on all tasks (large or small) with utmost of confidentiality and organization. Be unselfish. You will be rewarded.

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Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries



Corporate Communications
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Event Planning
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Project Management
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Office
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Organizing
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Office Management
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National Average
C$44,000

Administration
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 457 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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