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$27,257 - C$48,127
C$27K
C$36K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$35,784
10%
50%
90%
C$11.90 - C$21.82
C$12
C$16
C$22
MEDIAN: C$15.95
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$27,257 - C$48,127
Bonus C$350 - C$6,068
Commission C$1,000
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$25,376 - C$47,807
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 164
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$11.90 - C$21.82
Overtime C$1.52 - C$45.30
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$350 - C$6,068
Commission C$1,000
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$25,376 - C$47,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 209

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$34,764

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
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Administration Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲12%

Accounts Payable
▲5%


Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
C$35,000

Office Administration
▼1%

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 33%