The average salary for a Sr. Administrative Assistant in Canada is C$50,028.
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Job Description for Sr. Administrative Assistant
Senior administrative assistants help busy high-level executives successfully perform their job functions. Some senior administrative assistants work with many executives, whereas others work in support of a single executive. In either case, they are responsible for ensuring that important information and urgent business matters reach the appropriate parties in a timely and satisfactory manner. The tasks performed by senior administrative assistants are varied and complex, but they usually occu…Read more
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.
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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