An Entry-Level Secretary earns an average wage of C$14.37 per hour.

C$22,741 - C$47,010
C$23K
C$32K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$32,131
10%
50%
90%
C$11.52 - C$19.86
C$12
C$14
C$20
MEDIAN: C$14.17
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$22,741 - C$47,010
Bonus C$99.67 - C$3,878
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$23,762 - C$43,128
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 3 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$11.52 - C$19.86
Overtime C$17.88 - C$33.38
Annual Data C$0C$43K
Bonus C$99.67 - C$3,878
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$23,762 - C$43,128
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 3 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 225

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$29,980

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

Secretary Advice

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

Secretary in Port Perry:
"Job Description."
Get a written description of your job assignment with as much detail as possible before you accept the job. Add to it whenever your job expands. Make sure that you communicate each addition to the job as originally defined to the one to whom you report.

Secretary in Duncan:
"Job Ready."
To be job ready, familiarize your self with the job duties; do research.

Key Stats for Secretary

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
20%

Skills That Affect Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
C$30,000


Bookkeeping
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 57%