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Average Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant Salary in Canada

C$47,556
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,650
Bonus
C$550
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The average salary for an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in Canada is C$47,556.
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CA$35k
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CA$48k
90%
CA$62k
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C$35k - C$62k
Bonus
C$400 - C$8k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$550
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C$32k - C$60k
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What Do Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants?

Skills in Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Organizational Development, Office Administration and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistants?

An entry-level Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35,949 based on 9 salaries. An early career Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40,128 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,597 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,216 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$50,738.
Employees with Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (8.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (16.0% less), Montréal, Québec (7.5% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 299 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
26.4%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
28.1%
Late Career
20.7%

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