An Administrative Assistant in Kingston, Ontario earns an average wage of C$16.25 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$28,383 - C$54,058
C$28K
C$39K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$38,936
10%
50%
90%
C$13.26 - C$22.69
C$13
C$16
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$28,383 - C$54,058
Bonus C$1,000
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$28,022 - C$50,186
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$13.26 - C$22.69
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$1,000
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$28,022 - C$50,186
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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$33,000 based on 13 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$40,000 based on 8 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$39,000 based on 9 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$40,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
C$38,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Administration
▲2%

National Average
C$38,000

Customer Service
▼4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Customer Relations
▼8%

Office Administration
▼9%

Scheduling
▼9%

Accounts Payable
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Data Entry
▼12%

Organizing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 40%