The average hourly pay for an Administrative Secretary is C$19.31.
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Job Description for Administrative Secretary
The administrative secretary conducts a number of jobs, typically in an office setting. They type reports, maintain office records and invoicing, and may handle accounts payable. They are also responsible for scheduling meetings and maintaining work calendars for colleagues in the office. They answer phones and help coordinate requests for supervisors. The administrative secretary also handles day-to-day management of the office, including maintaining office supply levels, having familiarity wit…Read more
Administrative Secretary Tasks
- Perform a wide range of complex secretarial and administrative duties.
- Assist the Administrative Director with special projects and activities.
- Screen and channel incoming calls and visitors to the Administrative Director's Office.
- Schedule all correspondence and necessary documents for the Administrative Director's action.
- Schedule appointments and meetings for the Administrative Director.
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Popular Skills for Administrative Secretary
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Skills in Microsoft Office, Office Administration and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Secretary
An entry-level Administrative Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.77 based on 13 salaries. An early career Administrative Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.86 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.57 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Administrative Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.41 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$24.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Administrative Secretary in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (15.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (20.7% less), Mississauga, Ontario (17.1% less) and Toronto, Ontario (10.4% less).
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