How much does a Program Assistant make?

Updated Sep. 21, 2021
$47,109 /yr
Average Base Pay

294 salaries

$37K

Low

$47K

Average

$59K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Program Assistant is $47,109 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Program Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 294 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Program Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Program Manager$47,743 /yr
L3
Senior Program Manager$115,866 /yr
L4
Program Manager IV$79,204 /yr
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University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Program Assistant

$46,589

 /yr
Range: $44K - $52K
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$44K

$52K

$44,333 - $52,010 Range

Simon Fraser University
4.1

Simon Fraser University

Program Assistant

$50,432

 /yr
Range: $42K - $60K

$42K

$60K

$42,059 - $59,573 Range

Vancouver Coastal Health
4.2

Vancouver Coastal Health

Program Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $24

$20

$24

$20 - $24 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Program Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$21

 /hr
Range: $12 - $28

$12

$28

$12 - $28 Range

Canadian Mental Health Association
3.9

Canadian Mental Health Association

Program Assistant

$41,751

 /yr
Range: $39K - $48K

$39K

$48K

$38,787 - $48,222 Range

British Columbia Institute of Technology
4

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Program Assistant

$50,605

 /yr
Range: $48K - $61K

$48K

$61K

$47,773 - $61,134 Range

CAMH
3.5

CAMH

Program Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $12 - $26

$12

$26

$12 - $26 Range

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University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Program Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Program Assistant

$55,514

 /yr
Range: $43K - $68K

$43K

$68K

$42,792 - $67,875 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Program Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $7 - $26

$7

$26

$7 - $26 Range

Vancouver Coastal Health
4.2

Vancouver Coastal Health

Program Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $20

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
2.8

S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Program Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $22

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
4

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Program Assistant

$49,491

 /yr
Range: $48K - $52K

$48K

$52K

$47,600 - $52,491 Range

Algonquin College
4.3

Algonquin College

Program Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $21 - $24

$21

$24

$21 - $24 Range

CAMH
3.5

CAMH

Program Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $21 - $25

$21

$25

$21 - $25 Range

Provincial Health Services Authority
3.7

Provincial Health Services Authority

Program Assistant

$49,025

 /yr
Range: $46K - $55K

$46K

$55K

$46,125 - $55,208 Range

Justice Institute of British Columbia
2.1

Justice Institute of British Columbia

Program Assistant

$44,014

 /yr
Range: $41K - $48K

$41K

$48K

$41,240 - $47,698 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Program Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Government of Canada
4.2

Government of Canada

Program Assistant

$50,278

 /yr
Range: $49K - $52K

$49K

$52K

$49,381 - $52,480 Range

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
4

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Program Assistant - Contractor

$49,763

 /yr
Range: $48K - $60K

$48K

$60K

$47,847 - $59,769 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Program Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Program Assistant is $47,109 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Program Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 294 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Program Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Program Assistant in Canada is $59,209 per year.

The lowest salary for a Program Assistant in Canada is $37,482 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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$18
hourly
A Program Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Program Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Government
$48,000
per year
A Program Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$23
hourly
A Program Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Program Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$50,000
per year
An Education Program Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University