C$37,509
Avg. Salary
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An Administrative Assistant with Microsoft Excel skills in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$36,415 per year.

C$29,999 - C$54,289
C$30K
C$38K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$37,509
10%
50%
90%
C$13.57 - C$24.16
C$14
C$15
C$24
MEDIAN: C$15.30
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$29,999 - C$54,289
Bonus C$1,500
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$29,160 - C$52,479
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data C$0C$24
Hourly Rate C$13.57 - C$24.16
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$1,500
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$29,160 - C$52,479
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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 29 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$38,000 based on 16 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$36,000 based on 7 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$50,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
C$35,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 29%