The average salary for an Executive Assistant with Office Administration skills in Ottawa, Ontario is C$49,504.
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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
Executive Assistant Tasks
- Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
- Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
- Supervise clerical staff.
- Screen phone calls, emails, mail and visitors; route and resolve information requests.
- Coordinates space and office organization, and special projects.
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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant
Skills in Administration, Scheduling, Event Planning, Travel Planning and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant
An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,332 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,914 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,992 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$65,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (14.8% more) and Toronto, Ontario (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.9% less).
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