Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay

C$17.18
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$1,202
Bonus
C$2,435
Commission
C$1,648
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant is C$17.18.
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C$13.40
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C$17.18
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C$24.15
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MEDIAN C$17.18
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Hourly Rate
C$13 - C$24
Bonus
C$292 - C$4,223
Profit Sharing
C$403 - C$5,045
Commission
C$119 - C$14,094
Total Pay
C$29,284 - C$51,937

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies CBI Health Group, Re/Max Real Estate and HollisWealth. Reported salaries are highest at University Health Network (UHN) where the average pay is C$24.88. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Stantec Consulting Ltd. and HollisWealth, earning around C$24.87 and C$17.04, respectively. Re/Max Real Estate pays the lowest at around C$14.74. RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and The Investors Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$15.48 and C$16.00, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Office Administration and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry, Customer Service and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.18 based on 1,870 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.17 based on 5,262 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.99 based on 3,255 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.29 based on 2,682 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$20.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (5.5% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.2% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14,376 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.0%
Early Career
36.6%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
18.7%
Late Career
9.1%

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