The average salary for a Senior Executive Assistant is C$63,924 per year. A skill in Travel Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$48,764 - C$79,434
C$49K
C$64K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$64,105
10%
50%
90%
C$14.14 - C$34.65
C$14
C$28
C$35
MEDIAN: C$27.68
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$81K
Salary C$48,764 - C$79,434
Bonus C$1,806 - C$9,744
Profit Sharing C$2,043 - C$3,915
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$47,494 - C$81,565
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 312
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$14.14 - C$34.65
Overtime C$26.13 - C$59.60
Annual Data C$0C$81K
Bonus C$1,806 - C$9,744
Profit Sharing C$2,043 - C$3,915
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$47,494 - C$81,565
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 conference calls, managing the schedule and calendar of the executive, and screening and taking calls for the executive. In many cases, this individual's work may also include handling sensitive or confidential information; in this case, the senior executive assistant must exercise restraint and tact. This position may also require writing, developing, and sending correspondence for the executive.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Senior Executive Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Executive Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Senior Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 86 salaries. A Senior Executive Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$65,173

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

Senior Executive Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Executive Assistant?

Senior Executive Assistant in Edmonton:
"Organization is Key and people skills are very important."
Stay Organized and maintain professionalism, integrity and loyalty.

Senior Executive Assistant in Ontario:
"Incredible opportunities for personal development in my 50's."
Pros: That my SEO knows I am 100% capable of handling his day, calendar, details to a T. Never a moment of needing to confirm, ask, or wonder if things are done, or where he needs to be. He trust the calendar entries and does accordingly. Great partnership!
Cons: Filing! That's it, just the filing!

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Key Stats for Senior Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
41%

Experience Affects Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
C$65,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Senior Executive Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
▲15%

Office Administration
▲6%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Organizing
▼0%

National Average
C$65,000

▼1%

Office Management
▼1%

Event Planning
▼3%

Executive Support
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 9%