Average Sr. Administrative Assistant Salary in Canada

C$50,028
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,059
Bonus
C$1,000
Commission
C$2,029
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Sr. Administrative Assistant in Canada is C$50,028.
10%
C$40k
MEDIAN
C$50k
90%
C$63k
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C$40k - C$63k
Bonus
C$496 - C$6k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$3k
Commission
C$0 - C$1k
Total Pay
C$38k - C$64k

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Job Description for Sr. Administrative Assistant

Sr. Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Provide administrative support to one or more executives.
  • Manage executive calendars with attention to detail, accuracy, and appropriate time allocation.
  • Host and facilitate activities such as cross-team meetings, social gatherings, and conferences.
  • Perform general administrative activities such as greeting visitors, screening and directing phone calls, and escorting visitors.

Job Satisfaction for Sr. Administrative Assistant

4.1 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Sr. Administrative Assistant are from the companies BDO Dunwoody, LLP, MNP Corporation and Grant Thornton Llp. Reported salaries are highest at MNP Corporation where the average pay is C$52,486. BDO Dunwoody, LLP pays the lowest at around C$44,500.

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Popular Skills for Sr. Administrative Assistant

Skills in Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Microsoft Excel, Administration and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Administrative Assistant

An entry-level Sr. Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$45,858 based on 5 salaries. An early career Sr. Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,386 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,064 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Sr. Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,904 based on 207 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$51,044.
Employees with Sr. Administrative Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (3.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.1% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 571 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
13.3%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
36.3%
Late Career
25.2%

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