The average salary for an Administrative Officer is C$44,841 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$30,492 - C$61,196
C$30K
C$46K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$45,696
10%
50%
90%
C$13.43 - C$26.93
C$13
C$19
C$27
MEDIAN: C$19.41
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$61K
Salary C$30,492 - C$61,196
Bonus C$494 - C$5,025
Commission 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$29,930 - C$60,616
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$13.43 - C$26.93
Overtime C$0.00 - C$44.70
Annual Data C$0C$60K
Bonus C$494 - C$5,025
Commission 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$29,930 - C$60,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 93

Job Description for Administrative Officer

An administrative officer holds a high-ranking position that includes managing the administrative functions of the business. In many cases, the administrative officer's role is defined by four primary responsibilities: communication, coordination, completing daily administrative tasks, and conducting long-term planning. Many large companies seek an administrative officer to oversee internal operations, as they want to be certain everything is conducted in accordance with company standards; these large companies often have an entire section devoted to administrative tasks, and the officer will normally be the leader of this division. However, these professionals are of importance in smaller companies as well.

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Administrative Officer Tasks

  • Coordinate the activities of different departments to keep the organization running smoothly.
  • Manage organization's budget and finances, overseeing billing, accounts, and preparing financial statements.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies governing personnel and procedures.
  • Facilitate and improve communication methods within the organization.

Common Career Paths for Administrative Officer


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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Officer

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Administrative Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 28 salaries. An Administrative Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$43,997

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Administrative Officer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Officer?

Administrative Officer in Halifax:
"i would like to as administrative officer"
Pros: i loved this job and i have preference and have background about this job
Cons: i do not like to be a lazy in my job and do not

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Key Stats for Administrative Officer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Administrative Officer Salaries

▲12%

▲12%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
C$44,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Administrative Officer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
C$44,000

Administration
▼7%

Accounts Receivable
▼8%

Customer Service
▼8%

Office Administration
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 24%