An Entry-Level Executive Assistant to CEO earns an average salary of C$50,472 per year.

C$36,284 - C$63,690
C$36K
C$50K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$50,235
10%
50%
90%
C$14.93 - C$25.17
C$15
C$20
C$25
MEDIAN: C$20.24
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$64K
Salary C$36,284 - C$63,690
Bonus C$1,034 - C$9,910
Commission C$2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,991 - C$64,533
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 179
Hourly Data C$0C$42
Hourly Rate C$14.93 - C$25.17
Overtime C$21.21
Annual Data C$0C$64K
Bonus C$1,034 - C$9,910
Commission C$2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,991 - C$64,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Executive Assistant to CEO

Executive assistants to CEOs have many administrative office duties, which they perform for company CEOs, presidents, and sometimes even members of management teams. Executive assistants are often in charge of handling important clients and sensitive information. Executive assistants to CEOs are in charge of keeping track of office details such as information on contacts, management of business calendars, and the recording and maintenance of meeting minutes. They do everything from preparation and confirmation of meetings to handling travel arrangements for both the CEO and visiting staff. This position not only requires many typical duties of an assistant, but also a high level of flexibility and openness in both the hours available for work and also the type of jobs that the CEO may ask them to take on. There is no limit to duties an executive assistant may handle, which is why individuals in this role must have a confident, can-do attitude.

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Executive Assistant to CEO Tasks

  • Acts as a liaison between CEO and employees.
  • Supervise clerical staff.
  • Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Anticipate, prioritize and prepare CEO for travel, meetings and presentations.

Executive Assistant to CEO Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,562

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Executive Assistant to CEO Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Assistant to CEO in Ottawa:
"Ask the right questions."
That the role was more administrative than coordinator level.

Executive Assistant to CEO in Winnipeg:
That even if your employee indicates a Monday to Friday 9 to 5 position, this isn't always the case. Other duties as assigned is really broad.

Executive Assistant to CEO in Edmonton:
"Getting The Dream Job."
CEO's are known to be driven, brilliant and demand excellence. You will need to be quick of mind and accurate, able to anticipate upcoming tasks to make their life easier, and intuitive, to maneuver in their corporate world. A legal background is extremely helpful in deciphering and managing documentation dealing with finance and contract management. Last but not least, ability to keep confidential information confidential is essential. I would highly recommend getting some corporate and/or commercial legal experience which will put you in high demand for this position. Being organized and flexible will allow you to enjoy this position without the stress.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant to CEO

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
32%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries

▲6%

Travel Planning
▲3%

Event Planning
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Travel Administration
▲1%

Administration
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
C$50,000

Office Management
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%