C$16.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,000

Profit Sharing

C$4,650

An Entry-Level Administration Assistant earns an average wage of C$15.95 per hour. A skill in Payroll Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$27,268 - C$46,436
C$27K
C$36K
C$46K
MEDIAN: C$36,058
10%
50%
90%
C$12.06 - C$22.42
C$12
C$16
C$22
MEDIAN: C$16.16
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$27,268 - C$46,436
Bonus C$350 - C$6,068
Profit Sharing C$4,650
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$25,657 - C$47,200
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 153
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$12.06 - C$22.42
Overtime C$15.21 - C$48.76
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$350 - C$6,068
Profit Sharing C$4,650
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$25,657 - C$47,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 192

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.

Administration Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,124

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

Administration Assistant Advice

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

Administration Assistant in Toronto:
"Give everything your all!"
Depending on your company, administration can vary greatly. While some companies consider administration answering the phones and directing mail; FCML requires their admin assistant to be versed in accounting, be able to assist with construction projects, be able to self-lead projects and assignments and assist upper-management with any task that may be required. Be prepared to learn lots of new things, while working in a fast-paced, high-stress environment!

Key Stats for Administration Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲10%

Accounts Payable
▲4%

National Average
C$35,000


Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Office Administration
▼2%

▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 35%