C$16.24
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average wage for an Administrative Assistant in Surrey, British Columbia is C$16.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Relations, and Filing.

C$25,431 - C$49,249
C$25K
C$38K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$38,108
10%
50%
90%
C$11.90 - C$25.67
C$12
C$16
C$26
MEDIAN: C$16.24
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$25,431 - C$49,249
Bonus C$750
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$25,098 - C$52,029
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$11.90 - C$25.67
Overtime C$31.92
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$750
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$25,098 - C$52,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

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 by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 11 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲44%

Late-Career
▲36%

▲6%

National Average
C$35,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Customer Relations
▲13%

Filing
▲8%


Typing
▲5%

Bookkeeping
▲3%


Microsoft Word
▲1%

Word Processing
▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
C$35,000



Organizing
▼4%

▼6%

Scheduling
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 37%