An Office Administrator earns an average wage of C$17.39 per hour.

C$30,768 - C$53,992
C$31K
C$40K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$40,412
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90%

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C$13.32 - C$24.14
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.47
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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$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$30,768 - C$53,992  
   
Bonus
C$485.60 - C$5,098  
Profit Sharing
C$244.68 - C$6,128  
Commission
C$1,474  
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$29,318 - C$52,738  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,221
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$13.32 - C$24.14  
   
Hourly Tips
C$3.33  
Overtime
C$20.86 - C$39.30  
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$485.60 - C$5,098  
   
Commission
C$1,474  
Profit Sharing
C$244.68 - C$6,128  
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$29,318 - C$52,738  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,223

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Office Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 1,203 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 739 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 634 salaries. An Office Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 317 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,814

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Office Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Administrator?

Office Administrator in Edmonton:
"I love working as an Office Administrator."
Pros: I enjoy the environment. My co-workers are all great people, and my boss even better. I'm treated as family.
Cons: No bad in this location!

Office Administrator in Vancouver:
"Store Condition."
Pros: I like interacting with the cashiers and see what they need to improve and where are they improving.
Cons: Being pulled to different problems.

Office Administrator in Ottawa:
"Stress levels."
Pros: Independence. Learning new skills. Great hours and schedule. Lower stress than my previous job.
Cons: Can be repetitive. Not used to sitting for long periods of time.

Office Administrator in Brampton:
"Long hours, poor compensation, stressful."
Pros: The only thing that allows you a re spite is that you are allowed to take your lunch break whenever you feel the need.
Cons: There is very little in terms of freedom. You are forced to work long grueling hours with little to no compensation at times that make it impossibly hard to pay bills and expenses.

Office Administrator in Lachine:
Pros: I love that I am finally working in my field and get first hand contact with our many clients. I also take all referral calls and emails and am able to provide individuals with immediate help and refer them to the best suited professionals. The administrative duties are plentiful but fair and I enjoy managing our clients' files and affairs as well as our staff. My work is rewarding in the sense that I get to contribute to the health and positive change our clients wish to make in their lives.
Cons: I am responsible for a variety of duties that fall outside my original job description such as social media marketing, copy writing and advertising, branding, staff training, support, and management, etc. I am unsatisfied with the pay and do not receive benefits. I feel there is much responsibility and pressure placed on me for little compensation.

Office Administrator in Milton:
Pros: Bookkeeping, dealing with clients, organizing and completing work.
Cons: Owner is rarely physically present, primary communication via email. Often ignores emails which is frustrating and interferes with work and customer service.

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Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 440 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
C$39,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 440 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 33%
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