A Secretary earns an average wage of C$15.66 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Scheduling and Filing.

C$23,874 - C$48,704
C$24K
C$35K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$34,561
10%
50%
90%
C$11.91 - C$22.28
C$12
C$15
C$22
MEDIAN: C$15.29
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$23,874 - C$48,704
Bonus C$103 - C$2,517
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$24,529 - C$47,744
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 203
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$11.91 - C$22.28
Overtime C$15.00 - C$35.26
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$103 - C$2,517
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$24,529 - C$47,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 420

Job Description for Secretary

Secretaries fulfill one of the most important positions in the office environment. While the word "secretary" is a generalized term, secretaries' responsibilities range from the mundane to the crucial. They are the gate keepers of must businesses because they serve as one of the first points of contact between a customer or client and the company.

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Secretary Tasks

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

Secretary Pay By Employer

$0$45K

$29,548

$31,689

$31,268

$41,438

$37,375

$20,625

$22,636

$42,902

Common Career Paths for Secretary


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Secretary Job Listings

Popular Skills for Secretary

Pay by Experience Level for Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 146 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 87 salaries. A Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$32,614

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

Secretary Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Secretary?

Secretary in Montréal:
"A fruitful journey."
Pros: Serving people, updated in government rules and regulations.
Cons: Stressful, unwanted follow-ups and inquiries.

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Key Stats for Secretary

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Secretary Salaries

▲28%

▲13%

▲2%

National Average
C$33,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Scheduling
▲30%

Filing
▲23%

Typing
▲12%

Organizing
▲9%


Payroll Administration
▲2%

National Average
C$33,000


▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 52%