2019 Administrative Salary Guide

Get accurate Canadian starting salary ranges for more than 40 administrative roles, hiring insights, and the information you need to land the best candidate or job with the OfficeTeam 2019 Salary Guide.

What the job’s worth

Get a detailed breakdown of starting salaries based on a candidate’s experience level and skill set, as well as local hiring market conditions. You’ll also find the data you need to customize pay for 13 Canadian cities.

What it takes to land top talent

Learn which skills are in greatest demand and which positions are hardest to staff. Also discover the benefits, perks and incentives that companies offer most frequently, as well as those that job seekers truly want.

What’s impacting hiring and compensation

Get the up-to-date insights you need to land the right administrative staff in today’s tight job market so you can act quickly, hire effectively, and keep your talent happy in the long run.

 

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What the job’s worth

Get a detailed breakdown of starting salaries based on a candidate’s experience level and skill set, as well as local hiring market conditions. You’ll also find the data you need to customize pay for 13 Canadian cities.

What it takes to land top talent

Learn which skills are in greatest demand and which positions are hardest to staff. Also discover the benefits, perks and incentives that companies offer most frequently, as well as those that job seekers truly want.

What’s impacting hiring and compensation

Get the up-to-date insights you need to land the right administrative staff in today’s tight job market so you can act quickly, hire effectively, and keep your talent happy in the long run.

 

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Hard-to-staff administrative positions

As a stronger economy spurs business growth, companies need administrative professionals with diverse skill sets to help them integrate new staff and technology. But low unemployment and widespread skills shortages are making a hiring manager’s job tougher than ever.

Here are some of the administrative jobs that are in greatest demand:

  • Customer service representatives — As companies find it harder to compete on price and quality, service is becoming a key differentiator. Businesses seek empathetic customer-facing support teams that excel in this area.
  • Executive assistants — Senior-level assistants are in high demand due to the critical role they play in helping business leaders focus on their most important priorities.
  • HR specialists — Growing companies need professionals to support recruiting, onboarding and talent management programs.

Top administrative certifications

Employers often increase salaries for administrative professionals who have earned industry-leading certifications. Candidates with these designations have proven expertise in certain areas of their job and can typically hit the ground running once hired.

Some of the certifications that employers value most:

  • Certified Administrative Professional (CAP)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

 

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