C$17.71
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,440

Profit Sharing

C$1,474

Commission

C$1,983

An Office Administrator earns an average wage of C$17.39 per hour.

C$31,040 - C$54,071
C$31K
C$40K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$40,458
10%
50%
90%
C$13.57 - C$24.61
C$14
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$17.71
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$31,040 - C$54,071
Bonus C$298 - C$4,999
Profit Sharing C$197 - C$5,896
Commission C$291 - C$5,152
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$29,694 - C$53,197
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,484
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$13.57 - C$24.61
Hourly Tips C$2.38
Overtime C$17.27 - C$38.97
Annual Data C$0C$53K
Bonus C$298 - C$4,999
Commission C$291 - C$5,152
Profit Sharing C$197 - C$5,896
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).
)
C$29,694 - C$53,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,497

Job Description for Office Administrator

An office administrator carries out various functions within an office environment to make sure that the administrative duties required by a company are carried out smoothly. The duties allocated to an office administrator will vary according to the position.

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Office Administrator Tasks

  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Supervise support clerical staff.
  • Review, track and prepare budgets; maintain records and databases.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; purchase and manage supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate office and/or departmental operations.

Office Administrator Pay By Employer

$0$68K

Edward Jones
75 profiles
$34,336

$26,416

Century 21
25 profiles
$29,518

$38,922

Coldwell Banker
22 profiles
$29,831

$32,014

$46,943

$28,875

$46,794

$46,853

Common Career Paths for Office Administrator


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Popular Skills for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Office Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Office Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 1,203 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 739 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 634 salaries. An Office Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 317 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,139

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

Office Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Administrator?

Office Administrator in Edmonton:
"I love working as an Office Administrator."
Pros: I enjoy the environment. My co-workers are all great people, and my boss even better. I'm treated as family.
Cons: No bad in this location!

Office Administrator in Vancouver:
"Store Condition."
Pros: I like interacting with the cashiers and see what they need to improve and where are they improving.
Cons: Being pulled to different problems.

Office Administrator in Ottawa:
"Stress levels."
Pros: Independence. Learning new skills. Great hours and schedule. Lower stress than my previous job.
Cons: Can be repetitive. Not used to sitting for long periods of time.

Office Administrator in Vancouver:
"Offiice Conditions are tidious but stable and reliable."
Pros: I like the coworkers and gaining knowledge of the industry I work for at this moment.
Cons: Although it is tedious and can get overwhelming I want to work for a company with more room for growth/expansion for my line of work.

Office Administrator in Brampton:
"Long hours, poor compensation, stressful."
Pros: The only thing that allows you a re spite is that you are allowed to take your lunch break whenever you feel the need.
Cons: There is very little in terms of freedom. You are forced to work long grueling hours with little to no compensation at times that make it impossibly hard to pay bills and expenses.

Office Administrator in Toronto:
"Am I getting paid the right wage?"
Pros: The people I work with, office conditions, work flexibility.
Cons: Being taken advantage of.

Office Administrator in Lachine:
Pros: I love that I am finally working in my field and get first hand contact with our many clients. I also take all referral calls and emails and am able to provide individuals with immediate help and refer them to the best suited professionals. The administrative duties are plentiful but fair and I enjoy managing our clients' files and affairs as well as our staff. My work is rewarding in the sense that I get to contribute to the health and positive change our clients wish to make in their lives.
Cons: I am responsible for a variety of duties that fall outside my original job description such as social media marketing, copy writing and advertising, branding, staff training, support, and management, etc. I am unsatisfied with the pay and do not receive benefits. I feel there is much responsibility and pressure placed on me for little compensation.

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Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 944 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
C$39,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 944 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 33%