C$39,398
Avg. Salary
C$16.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,214

Profit Sharing

C$1,448

Commission

C$2,424

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is C$16.96 per hour.

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant is C$39,398 per year.

$13
10%
$17
50%
$24
90%
MEDIAN $17
$30k
10%
$39k
50%
$52k
90%
MEDIAN $39,398
C$29,842 - C$51,905
C$30K
C$39K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$39,398
10%
50%
90%
C$13.11 - C$24.01
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$16.96
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$29,842 - C$51,905
Bonus C$292 - C$4,817
Profit Sharing C$397 - C$5,029
Commission C$193 - C$12,365
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$28,703 - C$51,625
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6,376
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$13.11 - C$24.01
Hourly Tips C$1.00
Overtime C$15.64 - C$39.74
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$292 - C$4,817
Commission C$193 - C$12,365
Profit Sharing C$397 - C$5,029
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$28,703 - C$51,625
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,888

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.

Administrative Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$60K

DaVita Inc.
95 profiles
$32,459

$30,843

$27,652

$36,833

$28,184

$47,506

Sodexo, Inc.
32 profiles
$30,434

Coldwell Banker
29 profiles
$27,411

Century 21
27 profiles
$28,343

$33,838

Common Career Paths for Administrative Assistant


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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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$34,000 based on 3,316 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$39,000 based on 1,939 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$41,000 based on 1,620 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$43,000 based on 790 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,701

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

Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?

Administrative Assistant in Toronto:
"Fullfilling"
Pros: It's very fulfilling to see self starters develop and implement their businesses from scratch and to be able to be a part of the process of helping them get started is great.
Cons: The amount time that goes into the reporting for the ministry really takes away from the one on one customer service

Administrative Assistant in Kemptville:
"The management"
Pros: The team I work for doesn't waste a lot of time on unnecessary work. If the task will benefit the financial bottom line it's done.
Cons: Two bosses means two sets of priorities that aren't always apparent to the other boss.

Administrative Assistant in Calgary:
"2 year review"
Pros: Interacting with clients, working with spreadsheets, and organizing travel. Corporate culture Stress level
Cons: Talking with unhappy and dissatisfied clients and employees.

Administrative Assistant in Toronto:
"Customer Service"
Pros: The people and interraction
Cons: the pay and the lack of benefits

Administrative Assistant in Kenora:
"office conditions, employees, stressful"
Pros: I love helping people, and helping other employees with there jobs
Cons: having to work alone, other staff don't have to come to work to get paid. there is favouritism

Administrative Assistant in Peace River:
"good"
Pros: interaction with others
Cons: commute

Administrative Assistant in Calgary:
"The Management"
Pros: data entry doing expense reports in microsoft excel doing weekly sales cut-off reports for 12 stores doing simple accounting inventory / master sales analysis answering customers emails and queries answering the phone filing customer service
Cons: cashiering merchandising

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1997 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
C$38,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲1%



National Average
C$38,000

Office Administration
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%


Administration
▼2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼2%

▼2%




▼5%


▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1997 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 31%