The average salary for an Administrative Support Specialist in Canada is C$43,054.
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Job Description for Administrative Support Specialist
An administrative support specialist is responsible for a variety of duties in the office. An administrative support specialist may be in charge of scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, and organizing any other work-related events. They may need to write letters and emails, answer calls, and deal with in-person visitors. Computer skills are necessary, as most administrative support specialists must be able to perform word processing tasks, as well as type and run various company rep…Read more
Administrative Support Specialist Tasks
- Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
- Supervise support clerical staff.
- Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
- Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
- Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.
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Popular Skills for Administrative Support Specialist
Skills in Office Administration and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Data Entry and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Support Specialist
An early career Administrative Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,589 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,319 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Administrative Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,495 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$41,549.
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Employees with Administrative Support Specialist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (0.8% less).
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