The average salary for an Entry-Level Executive Assistant is C$45,822 per year.

C$34,127 - C$59,371
C$34K
C$46K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$45,822
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C$14.14 - C$26.03
C$14
C$19
C$26
MEDIAN: C$19.06
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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$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$34,127 - C$59,371  
   
Bonus
C$489.03 - C$5,162  
Profit Sharing
C$972 - C$12,000  
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$32,099 - C$60,151  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 898
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.14 - C$26.03  
   
Overtime
C$13.89 - C$45.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$489.03 - C$5,162  
   
Profit Sharing
C$972 - C$12,000  
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$32,099 - C$60,151  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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National Average: C$44,701

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Executive Assistant Advice

Q: 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.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
`"$Do it with excellence."`
If you choose this as a career, good for you! Do everything you can - take courses, join professional associations, read and keep honing your skills. Become excellent, then keep getting better. If you stumble into this work - and are not thrilled to be there, then do something about it ASAP. Research, self analysis and professional analysis/coaching, to decide what you really want to do - that you would enjoy and excel at. Then go for it!

Executive Assistant in Edmonton:
`"$How To Negotiate Better Salary And Options."`
Focus on the people you support and not on those who are busy climbing the ladder to yours. Treat everyone you encounter with dignity and respect. Be professional even if you are in a casual environment.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries





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Office Management
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Accounting
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National Average
C$45,000






Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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