The average salary for an Early-Career Executive Assistant with Administration skills in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$43,540.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Office Administration and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant
A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,981 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,858 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$46,000.
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Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (14.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.6% less).
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