An Administrative Assistant in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average salary of C$40,786 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$32,824 - C$53,725
C$33K
C$42K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$41,898
10%
50%
90%
C$15.14 - C$26.64
C$15
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$19.91
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$55K
Salary C$32,824 - C$53,725
Bonus C$155 - C$6,745
Profit Sharing C$3,500
Commission C$250
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$31,971 - C$55,586
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 341
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$15.14 - C$26.64
Overtime C$24.15 - C$39.18
Annual Data C$0C$55K
Bonus C$155 - C$6,745
Commission C$250
Profit Sharing 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$31,971 - C$55,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 298

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$39,000 based on 165 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 85 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$45,000 based on 54 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 31 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
C$42,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


▲5%



National Average
C$42,000



Administration
▼3%


▼4%


▼4%



▼7%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 18%