The average salary for an Executive Assistant in Ottawa, Ontario is C$53,551.
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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 Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Travel Planning, Office Administration, Event Planning and Administration.
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$48,109 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,170 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,941 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$57,020.
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (6.8% more) and Toronto, Ontario (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (11.0% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.4% less).
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