C$41,549
Avg. Salary
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An Administrative Assistant in Burnaby, British Columbia earns an average salary of C$43,305 per year. 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 highest paying skills associated with this job are Word Processing and Administration.

C$29,751 - C$53,218
C$30K
C$42K
C$53K
MEDIAN: C$41,548
10%
50%
90%
C$11.67 - C$23.81
C$12
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$16.53
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$53K
Salary C$29,751 - C$53,218
Bonus C$3,500
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$27,164 - C$50,141
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$11.67 - C$23.81
Overtime C$29.15
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$3,500
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$27,164 - C$50,141
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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$35,000 based on 16 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$44,000 based on 20 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$47,000 based on 6 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$41,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

▲13%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$40,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Word Processing
▲16%


Organizing
▲6%

Microsoft Word
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Scheduling
▲1%

National Average
C$40,000

Accounting
▼1%

▼3%

Customer Service
▼4%

Accounts Receivable
▼6%

Customer Relations
▼7%

Typing
▼7%

Filing
▼8%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 28%