The average salary for a Senior Executive Assistant in Canada is C$64,116.
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Job Description for Senior Executive Assistant
A senior executive assistant serves as an assistant to one or more of the executive officers of an organization or company, such as the president, chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), or members of the board of directors. The senior executive assistant completes a variety of tasks that executives may not have time to do; these responsibilities differ greatly based on the organization's specialties and mission. These tasks may include setting up large meetings or conferen…Read more
Senior Executive Assistant Tasks
- Provide executive level management administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions.
- May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
- Prepare correspondence, receive visitors, arrange conference calls, and schedule meetings.
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Popular Skills for Senior Executive Assistant
Skills in Executive Support and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Microsoft Office and Scheduling.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Executive Assistant
An early career Senior Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$56,539 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Senior Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,171 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Senior Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,382 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$67,329.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Executive Assistant in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (9.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (11.4% less), Halifax, Nova Scotia (5.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (5.0% less).
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