The average salary for an Executive Assistant in Toronto, Ontario is C$56,150.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Executive Assistant are from the companies Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Technicolor and RBC Bank. Reported salaries are highest at University of Toronto where the average pay is C$71,899. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), earning around C$62,883 and C$60,384, respectively. Technicolor pays the lowest at around C$42,253. Scotiabank and RBC Bank also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$47,040 and C$56,460, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant
Skills in Scheduling, Microsoft Office and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning and Administration.
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$43,476 based on 21 salaries. An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,406 based on 344 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,395 based on 322 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,949 based on 365 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$63,953.
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.9% less), Montréal, Québec (5.9% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (4.6% less).
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