An Administrative Assistant with Typing skills earns an average salary of C$38,490 per year.

C$29,088 - C$51,501
C$29K
C$39K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$39,047
10%
50%
90%
C$12.81 - C$23.59
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$16.70
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$29,088 - C$51,501
Bonus C$292 - C$4,951
Profit Sharing C$343 - C$10,213
Commission C$491
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$27,538 - C$51,270
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 786
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$12.81 - C$23.59
Overtime C$14.34 - C$40.46
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$292 - C$4,951
Commission C$491
Profit Sharing C$343 - C$10,213
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$27,538 - C$51,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 781

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 Job Listings

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 421 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 238 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 187 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 125 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,106

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

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 317 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲16%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
C$37,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 317 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 29%