Secretary Salary in Canada

Secretary salary in Canada

In 2016, the median wage for secretaries and administrative assistants was $20/hr.




Secretary salaries in Canada vary by province; in 2016, secretaries in Nunavut reported the highest wages.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS (NOC 1241-B)
Wages ($/hr)
  Low

Median

High
Canada 12 20 27.83
Nunavut 21.5 30.84 38.38
Northwest Territories 20 27.65 35.5
Saskatchewan 13 20 31.25
Yukon 18.8 25.97 31.05
Ontario 12 20 28.85
Manitoba 11 18 28.72
British Columbia 12 22 28.7
Alberta 13.75 21.25 28
Newfoundland and Labrador 12 21.7 26.67
New Brunswick 11.5 17.5 26.15
Québec 12.4 20 26
Nova Scotia 11.5 19.98 25.64
Prince Edward Island 12 19 25.13
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

This occupation is not regulated in Canada. This means that you are not required to be registered with one of the provincial or territorial regulatory authorities to be authorized to practise this occupation in Canada.


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