The average salary for an Entry-Level Administrative / Office Manager is C$40,932 per year.

C$30,196 - C$58,653
C$30K
C$41K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$41,416
10%
50%
90%
C$13.30 - C$24.03
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.41
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$30,196 - C$58,653
Bonus C$294 - C$5,089
Profit Sharing C$1,350
Commission C$8,400
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$29,305 - C$55,763
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 364
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$13.30 - C$24.03
Hourly Tips C$0.67
Overtime C$18.19 - C$36.54
Annual Data C$0C$55K
Bonus C$294 - C$5,089
Commission C$8,400
Profit Sharing C$1,350
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$29,305 - C$55,763
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 341

Job Description for Administrative / Office Manager

An Administrative/Office Manager is often the professional lead to ensure the day-to-day operations of a company or department. This person is the first point of contact for the organization and would be responsible to take calls, welcome visitors, and direct them to appointments or the appropriate personnel to meet their needs. The position also includes handling information requests, inventory management, ordering supplies, and oversees the office space and organization to meet the needs of the staff. An Administrative/Office Manager is also responsible for the supervision and support of the company's clerical staff; this may include general office duties such as correspondence, meeting set up and materials, or other light clerical work. Most often, this position requires computing skills to review, track, and analyze budgets, and maintain records and databases essential to marketing, client management, and goals. The position can also require managing schedules of higher-level executives, setting appointments, or travel reservations.

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Administrative / Office Manager Tasks

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.

Administrative / Office Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,578

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

Administrative / Office Manager Advice

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

Administrative / Office Manager in Windsor:
"Loose Structure."
Have a 5 year plan prepared. Income Outlined. Benefits Outlined.

Administrative / Office Manager in Sherwood Park:
"I wish I new the true expectations and hours needed."
Ask very very specific questions regarding training, expected work hours, renumeration after probation...GET THE facts.

Administrative / Office Manager in Vancouver:
"More about the leadership team and style, expectations."
Watch, look, listen, ask questions.

Administrative / Office Manager in Edmonton:
"Sell Yourself So Your Pay Reflects Your Experience/Ability."
Proofread carefully. Ensure you know what is being asked of you - clarify requests. Work to find solutions to problems. Always strive to provide quality work. Enjoy the staff.

Administrative / Office Manager in Edmonton:
"Long Hours."
Be prepared for long hours and some lack of respect from direct reports.

Administrative / Office Manager in Brampton:
"Be a professional"
Have good organizational skills. Be personable. Be knowledgeable in all areas of work that is related to your office not just your primary responsibilities. Have a high standard of quality when reviewing work and producing work. Know your worth! Act and dress the part and people will treat you accordingly. But most of all walk the walk and talk the talk, be prepared to back up what you say and do. Don't be a pretender!

Key Stats for Administrative / Office Manager

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
26%

Skills That Affect Administrative / Office Manager Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲4%

Accounting
▲1%

People Management
▲1%


National Average
C$40,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%



Accounts Payable
▼3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%

Bookkeeping
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Customer Relations
▼5%

Organizing
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 41%