Office Assistant Salary

An Office Assistant earns an average wage of C$14.39 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$24,672 - C$44,682
(Median)
C$25K
C$34K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$34,355
10%
50%
90%

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C$11.09 - C$19.16
(Median)
C$11
C$14
C$19
MEDIAN: C$14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$15KC$30KC$45K
Salary
C$24,672 - C$44,682  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,838  
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$23,519 - C$41,881  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$11.09 - C$19.16  
   
Overtime
C$7.95 - C$30.87  
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$22KC$44KC$66K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,838  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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).
)
C$23,519 - C$41,881  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 527
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Pay by Experience Level for Office Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$30,990

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Office Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Office Assistant?

Office Assistant in Toronto:
"Like the culture, stress level, management, office condition"
Pros: Learning something new - having additional responsiblity. Variety of duties

Office Assistant in Brampton:
"Work flexibility"
Pros: I like the idea of working from monday-friday 9am-5pm
Cons: I don't like the idea of getting paid 10.25 an hour

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Experience Affects Office Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$31,000


Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 9%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
C$31,000

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Filing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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