The average salary for a Chief of Staff in Canada is C$95,766.
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Job Description for Chief of Staff
A chief of staff is an executive manager who works under the immediate supervision of the highest management at a company — typically under a chief executive officer (CEO), chief operating officer (COO), or senior vice president. The chief of staff acts as the eyes and ears of these high-level executives, attending meetings with department managers, coordinating among different areas of the business, and generally helping to implement the visions of senior executives within the rest of the compa…Read more
Chief of Staff Tasks
- Provide executive-level support to top decision-makers and project managers.
- May have a wide range of duties related to the health of the entire organization.
- Provide leadership and effective management in all areas of staffing and personnel, administration, project completion.
- Responsible for strategic project management at the highest level.
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Popular Skills for Chief of Staff
Strategic Project Management
Skills in Strategic Planning, Executive Support, Operations Management and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief of Staff
An entry-level Chief of Staff with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$60,629 based on 5 salaries. An early career Chief of Staff with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$86,278 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Chief of Staff with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$110,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Chief of Staff with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$104,964 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$137,835.
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Employees with Chief of Staff in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 42.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (31.1% less) and Toronto, Ontario (2.3% less).
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