C$39,685
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,460

Profit Sharing

C$1,186

Commission

C$500

An Administrative Assistant with Microsoft Word skills earns an average salary of C$39,209 per year.

C$29,756 - C$52,077
C$30K
C$40K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$39,685
10%
50%
90%
C$13.07 - C$24.39
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.20
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$29,756 - C$52,077
Bonus C$308 - C$4,908
Profit Sharing C$343 - C$3,276
Commission C$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$28,629 - C$51,895
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 873
Hourly Data C$0C$41
Hourly Rate C$13.07 - C$24.39
Overtime C$13.16 - C$41.36
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$308 - C$4,908
Commission C$500
Profit Sharing C$343 - C$3,276
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$28,629 - C$51,895
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 829

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 484 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 267 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$42,000 based on 239 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$42,000 based on 128 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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-4%

National Average: C$37,964

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 324 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲11%

▲10%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$38,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 324 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 30%