The average pay for an Entry-Level Administrative Assistant is C$15.62 per hour.

C$28,484 - C$46,974
C$28K
C$36K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$36,152
10%
50%
90%
C$12.37 - C$21.26
C$12
C$16
C$21
MEDIAN: C$15.74
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$46K
Salary C$28,484 - C$46,974
Bonus C$200 - C$4,005
Profit Sharing C$358 - C$6,040
Commission C$100 - C$5,896
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$26,829 - C$46,299
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,312
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$12.37 - C$21.26
Hourly Tips C$1.50
Overtime C$14.49 - C$33.75
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Bonus C$200 - C$4,005
Commission C$100 - C$5,896
Profit Sharing C$358 - C$6,040
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$26,829 - C$46,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,591

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Administrative Assistant Tasks

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$34,796

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

Administrative Assistant Advice

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

Administrative Assistant in Huntsville, Ontario:
"En."
Lengthy hours without compensation.

Administrative Assistant in Sydney:
"Confidentiality."
Insure your personal information is confidential and ask for an increase in pay.

Administrative Assistant in Little Canada:
"Administrative Assistant."
Be systematic and focus.

Administrative Assistant in Hamilton:
"Be patient."
Patient consistent detail orient.

Administrative Assistant in Winnipeg:
"My work mission statement."
Keep your eye on the details. Watch, listen, to everything. Be conscientious. Be loyal. Be kind. Be proud of your work. Be proactive. Treat everyone and everything like it was your own.

Administrative Assistant in Winnipeg:
"Competence."
Always be proactive. Know what your boss needs before they do and have it available for them.

Administrative Assistant in Mississauga:
"8+ years experience in logistics, marketing, consultant."
My advice for a new Administrative Assistant would for them to be organized, resourceful and think out of the box. In addition, they need to have great interpersonal relations with all levels of a company.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1020 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲1%


National Average
C$35,000

Administration
▼1%

Office Administration
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

▼2%



▼3%



▼3%



▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1020 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 34%