C$52,853
Avg. Salary
C$20.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$2,927

Bonus

C$2,488

Profit Sharing

C$5,120

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is C$20.49 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Assistant is C$52,853 per year.

C$15.10
10%
C$20.49
50%
C$30.04
90%
MEDIAN C$20.49
C$39k
10%
C$53k
50%
C$69k
90%
MEDIAN C$52,853
C$38,907 - C$69,277
C$39K
C$53K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$52,853
10%
50%
90%
C$15.10 - C$30.04
C$15
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20.49
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$70K
Salary C$38,907 - C$69,277
Bonus C$517 - C$8,537
Profit Sharing C$550 - C$7,910
Commission C$5,120
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$37,038 - C$70,351
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,739
Hourly Data C$0C$46
Hourly Rate C$15.10 - C$30.04
Hourly Tips C$0.71
Overtime C$14.92 - C$46.95
Annual Data C$0C$70K
Bonus C$517 - C$8,537
Commission C$5,120
Profit Sharing C$550 - C$7,910
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).
)
C$37,038 - C$70,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 949

Job Description for Executive Assistant

An executive assistant provides administrative support and clerical assistance to executive and director-level management within a company. The assistant typically helps schedule and manage the itinerary of an executive, including scheduling meetings, travel and other demands on the executive's time. They also perform clerical and office duties; these may include running errands, screening phone calls, supervising clerical assistants and drafting letters and other documentation on behalf of the executive.

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Executive Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$93K

Amazon.com Inc
68 profiles
$66,789

$49,704

$43,435

$70,558

$53,820

$68,764

$56,495

$62,876

Citigroup, Inc.
20 profiles
$66,889

$58,678

Common Career Paths for Executive Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 1,154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive 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$52,000 based on 1,081 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 1,126 salaries. An Executive 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$60,000 based on 628 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,132

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Executive Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

Executive Assistant in London:
"Potential Level of Responsibility."
Ensure you are very aware of all responsibilities of this position. There can be many add-ons to this position. Ensure you are compensated for the work you are doing.

Executive Assistant in Chilliwack:
"Varied skills required"
This is a position that you constantly put another hat on while doing another task, the ability to multi-task, see the big picture, pick up the slack, but still leave the staff do knuckle down and do there work when they need to. To be able to see the other's point of view, but still be firm with the bottom line. To be welcoming, but not a push-over. To be able to understand computer changes, data uploads, new terminology. To be always willing to learn or be left behind. To know when to speak up and put your ideas forward and when to sit back and listen to the big ones make up their minds. Travel is a perk, relationships are a perk.

Executive Assistant in Calgary:
"The good and bad of it all"
Pros: Helping out, solving issues, booking calendars, investigating, gathering information, meeting clients, phone conversations with clients, preparing files, word, creating documents, administrating, flexibility.
Cons: Insurance summaries, Excel, deadlines, underwriting, stress.

Executive Assistant in Edmonton:
"Being a great assistant means following up on everything."
Details matter, take notes, use tasks, always follow up.

Executive Assistant in Calgary:
"Never trust your job description"
Get your job description in writing

Executive Assistant in Edmonton:
Be prepared to be constantly on top of your bosses schedule

Executive Assistant in Saint John:
"Long Hours"
Make sure you are not taken advantage of with regard to overtime.

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Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1025 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲15%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
C$52,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries





▲1%

▲1%


Microsoft Office
▼0%


National Average
C$52,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%




▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1025 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%