The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Executive Assistant is C$68,732 per year.

C$53,710 - C$82,161
MEDIAN: C$67,065
Salary C$53,710 - C$82,161
Bonus C$1,036 - C$9,910
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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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$54,830 - C$84,154
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 132

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.


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.

Senior Executive Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$68,487

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

Key Stats for Senior Executive Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Senior Executive Assistant Salaries



National Average

Event Planning

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 8%