How much does a Administrative Assistant make?

Updated Sep. 15, 2021
$45,851 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,867 salaries

$34K

Low

$46K

Average

$61K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Administrative Assistant is $45,851 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Administrative Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5867 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Administrative Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Administrative Assistant$45,851 /yr
L3
Senior Administrative Assistant$55,237 /yr
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Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $22 - $33
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$22

$33

$22 - $33 Range

Lethbridge College
3.7

Lethbridge College

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $34

$24

$34

$24 - $34 Range

MNP
3.9

MNP

Administrative Assistant

$48,014

 /yr
Range: $36K - $75K

$36K

$75K

$36,085 - $75,161 Range

Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Administrative Assistant

$54,675

 /yr
Range: $40K - $66K

$40K

$66K

$39,715 - $66,424 Range

KPMG
3.9

KPMG

Administrative Assistant

$50,224

 /yr
Range: $33K - $57K

$33K

$57K

$33,333 - $57,408 Range

RBC
4

RBC

Administrative Assistant

$39,429

 /yr
Range: $27K - $52K

$27K

$52K

$26,800 - $52,113 Range

CBI Health
3.8

CBI Health

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $23

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

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The Salvation Army
3.5

The Salvation Army

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Administrative Assistant

$46,970

 /yr
Range: $33K - $54K

$33K

$54K

$32,637 - $53,829 Range

Government of Alberta
3.5

Government of Alberta

Administrative Assistant

$51,322

 /yr
Range: $43K - $65K

$43K

$65K

$42,661 - $65,414 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $27

$17

$27

$17 - $27 Range

TD
4

TD

Administrative Assistant

$43,668

 /yr
Range: $38K - $61K

$38K

$61K

$37,521 - $60,627 Range

University Health Network
4.1

University Health Network

Administrative Assistant

$50,000

 /yr
Range: $43K - $63K

$43K

$63K

$42,870 - $62,535 Range

Sickkids
4.3

Sickkids

Administrative Assistant

$53,866

 /yr
Range: $44K - $60K

$44K

$60K

$44,370 - $59,551 Range

Government of Saskatchewan
4

Government of Saskatchewan

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $19 - $26

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

CIBC
3.9

CIBC

Administrative Assistant

$46,466

 /yr
Range: $34K - $59K

$34K

$59K

$33,765 - $58,584 Range

Golden Life Management
4.1

Golden Life Management

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $22 - $26

$22

$26

$22 - $26 Range

IG Wealth Management
4

IG Wealth Management

Administrative Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Administrative Assistant

$55,498

 /yr
Range: $32K - $76K

$32K

$76K

$32,277 - $76,195 Range

Scotiabank
3.9

Scotiabank

Administrative Assistant

$49,762

 /yr
Range: $40K - $55K

$40K

$55K

$39,955 - $54,910 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Administrative Assistant salaries

The national average salary for an Administrative Assistant is $45,851 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see an Administrative Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5867 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Administrative Assistant employees.

The highest salary for an Administrative Assistant in Canada is $61,380 per year.

The lowest salary for an Administrative Assistant in Canada is $34,252 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent administrative assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$43,000
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Calgary Area area reported making $43,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$48,235
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $48,235 per year
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Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$31
hourly
An Administrative Assistant in the Montreal Area area reported making $31 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
 
Contract
Government
$18
hourly
A Clerical in the Toronto Area area reported making $18 per hour
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
 
Part-time
School / School District
$19
hourly
An Administrative Assistant in the London Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$44,128
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $44,128 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$41,751
per year
An Administrative Assistant in the Victoria Area area reported making $41,751 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Victoria Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University