Summary Administrative Assistant in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as an administrative assistant. The following information is applicable to all Administrative assistants (NOC 13110).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Administrative assistants perform a variety of administrative duties in support of managerial and professional employers. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
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Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
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Median wage in Canada
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The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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advertised in Canada
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- Arrange and co-ordinate seminars, conferences, etc.
- Supervise other workers
- Train other workers
- Record and prepare minutes of meetings, seminars and conferences
- Determine and establish office procedures and routines
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