Administrative Assistants

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Median Average:
$40,969
Administrative Assistants in Canada median base salary $40,969/yr. Information is based on 908 Administrative Assistants jobs advertised between March 2020 and February 2021.
How much do Administrative Assistants earn in Canada? The average salary of Administrative Assistants is $40,969 in Canada
$40,969 /yr
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Average $40,969
Range $40K - $50K
Last updated February 19 2021
The average pay range for Administrative Assistants is between $40K and $50K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $60K per year. The average number of Administrative Assistants roles advertised per month is 16 in Canada between March 2020 and February 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Operations Assistant? The most common skills required for a Operations Assistant are:
Administration Administrative Banking Database English Entrepreneurial Accountability Accounting Administration Administrative Agriculture Banking Bookings Budgets Building Catering Cleaning Cleanliness Clerical Coaching Compliance Confidentiality Construction Consulting Databases Design Education English Entrepreneurial Excel
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These skills are most commonly found in Operations Assistant job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated January 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Administration & Office Support roles in Canada?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Administration & Office Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Administration & Office Support in Canada. See how they compare to the average Administration & Office Support salary of $40,969.
University of Ottawa
Ottawa (100%)
22

$50K-$64K

($16,281)

$50K-$64K
($16,281)
University of Regina
Saskatoon (100%)
17

$55K-$72K

($22,531)

$55K-$72K
($22,531)
Government of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon (100%)
17

$38K-$43K

(($219))

$38K-$43K
(($219))
Nova Scotia Community College
Halifax (100%)
16

$41K-$46K

($2,531)

$41K-$46K
($2,531)
Carleton University
Ottawa (100%)
13

$55K-$61K

($17,031)

$55K-$61K
($17,031)
Last Updated July 29 2020
How many years does it take to become a Operations Assistant?
Most candidates undertake an average of 7 years Administration & Office Support prior to being appointed as a Operations Assistant.
Average Administration & Office Support required to become a Operations Assistant
Last updated February 22 2021
Most candidates have on average 6 years working experience prior to becoming a Operations Assistant.
Average Administration & Office Support required to become a Operations Assistant
Last updated February 22 2021
Where are Administrative Assistants in Canada sourced from?
Administrative Assistants are sourced from
these companies
Drake International
Government of Canada
2BFRANK
Marcom Group Inc
McMaster University
Administrative Assistants are sourced in Canada are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Simon Fraser University
University of Victoria
University of Toronto
McGill University
Ryerson University
Last updated February 23 2021
Where are most Operations Assistant roles located in Canada?
Halifax 2 / 25%
Calgary 1 / 13%
Oshawa 1 / 13%
Ottawa 1 / 13%
Saskatoon 1 / 13%
Last updated February 19 2021
Which locations in Canada pay the most for Operations Assistant?
Saskatoon ($55K)
Calgary ($45K)
Oshawa ($35K)
Halifax ($30K)
Ottawa ($25K)
Last updated February 19 2021