The average salary for an Executive Assistant with Office Administration skills in Canada is C$52,055.
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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 …Read more
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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant
Skills in Administration, Microsoft Office, Scheduling, Event Planning and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant
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$40,979 based on 16 salaries. An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,513 based on 367 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,464 based on 294 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,953 based on 376 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$59,748.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (9.2% more) and Toronto, Ontario (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.5% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (4.9% less).
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