Average Executive Assistant Salary in Canada

C$53,995
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,944
Bonus
C$4,943
Commission
C$2,457
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The average salary for an Executive Assistant in Canada is C$53,995.
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CA$40k
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CA$54k
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CA$70k
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C$40k - C$70k
Bonus
C$774 - C$8k
Profit Sharing
C$513 - C$8k
Commission
C$3k - C$5k
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C$38k - C$71k
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What Do Executive Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Executive Assistant

4.2 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Executive Assistant are from the companies The Investors Group, EY (Ernst & Young) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Reported salaries are highest at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) where the average pay is C$60,384. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HollisWealth and Greatwest Kenworth Ltd, earning around C$55,000 and C$51,511, respectively. Technicolor pays the lowest at around C$42,253. EY (Ernst & Young) and The Investors Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$45,000 and C$45,495, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Assistants?

Skills in Scheduling, Microsoft Office and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration and Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistants?

An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,373 based on 81 salaries. An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,239 based on 1,332 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,310 based on 1,116 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,890 based on 1,415 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$60,856.
Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (8.1% more) and Toronto, Ontario (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (11.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,013 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
26.6%
Mid Career
22.3%
Experienced
28.2%
Late Career
21.3%

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