C$16.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,464

Profit Sharing

C$2,000

An Administration Assistant earns an average wage of C$16.37 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

C$29,197 - C$50,764
C$29K
C$38K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$38,416
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50%
90%
C$12.54 - C$23.37
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.81
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$29,197 - C$50,764
Bonus C$492 - C$6,027
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$27,543 - C$50,267
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 343
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$12.54 - C$23.37
Overtime C$1.50 - C$44.44
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$492 - C$6,027
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$27,543 - C$50,267
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 348

Job Description for Administration Assistant

Most companies use administrative assistants to keep their day-to-day operations working smoothly, and these assistants are responsible for a variety of tasks around an office. These duties can range from simple tasks, such as filing, copying, and typing, to more advanced activities such as scheduling meetings, making flight and travel reservations, payroll, insurance, and bill payment.

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Administration Assistant Tasks

  • Answer phones, greet visitors and respond to employee questions and requests.
  • Assist with payroll operations, as needed
  • Maintain employees' payroll and benefit documentation and electronic files.
  • Perform basic benefits, retirement plan and human resources activities.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and payroll reports.

Common Career Paths for Administration Assistant


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Popular Skills for Administration Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Administration Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administration Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administration Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 167 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administration 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 105 salaries. An experienced Administration Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 88 salaries. An Administration 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$41,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,052

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

Administration Assistant Reviews

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

Administration Assistant in Airdrie:
"Need a change."
Pros: The coffee.
Cons: Working for my MiL.

Administration Assistant in Montréal:
"Great Job."
Pros: Fascinating projects, get to work with local artists, flexible hours, supportive work environment.
Cons: Lack of general organzation, low salaries.

Administration Assistant in Kelowna:
"Not paid enough."
Pros: Manage my own work.
Cons: I don't get paid enough especially when I have to cover when management is away.

Administration Assistant in Calgary:
"Corporate culture"
Pros: I have subordinates, I over see work coordination and meeting dead lines
Cons: The long extra hours

Administration Assistant in Toronto:
Pros: stress free
Cons: bad remuneration

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Key Stats for Administration Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Administration Assistant Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
C$37,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲13%


Administration
▲3%


National Average
C$37,000


▼3%




Filing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%