The average pay for an Administrative Assistant in Ottawa, Ontario is C$36,940 per year. A skill in Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.

C$29,464 - C$51,221
C$29K
C$38K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$38,340
10%
50%
90%
C$12.66 - C$23.31
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.59
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$29,464 - C$51,221
Bonus C$490 - C$5,166
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$28,555 - C$50,624
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 287
Hourly Data C$0C$28
Hourly Rate C$12.66 - C$23.31
Overtime C$24.05
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$490 - C$5,166
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$28,555 - C$50,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 179

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

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.

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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$34,000 based on 138 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$37,000 based on 73 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$40,000 based on 41 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$47,000 based on 30 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲27%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
C$37,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲7%

▲1%


National Average
C$37,000


▼2%



Customer Service
▼3%


▼5%

▼6%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 29%