An Office Assistant in Surrey, British Columbia earns an average wage of C$13.82 per hour.

C$10.26 - C$18.25
C$10
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.65
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$21
Hourly Rate C$10.26 - C$18.25
Hourly Tips C$0.44
Overtime C$21.00
Annual Data C$0C$41K
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$20,985 - C$41,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Office Assistant

As the title implies, an office assistant assists in an office. The assistant will handle incoming phone calls and messages and will perform filing duties. The office assistant may be called upon to assist in typing memos and letters and transcribing hand-written notes as well, and most employers will require some degree of typing proficiency for this job.

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Office Assistant Tasks

  • Answer phones, direct calls and take messages.
  • Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing and database systems.
  • Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.

Office Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Office Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%

Skills That Affect Office Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲2%

Data Entry
▼0%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
C$29,000

Organizing
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%