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Average Administrative Officers’ Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Administrative Officers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1221.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: administrative officer, office administrator and office manager.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $31.62 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Prince Edward Island at $20.43 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $42,000 – $52,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Administrative Officers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||20.19||30.58||48.56||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||19.80||31.62||49.30||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||17.00||23.81||39.25||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||14.00||23.56||34.00||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||14.50||20.71||33.91||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||14.42||21.47||35.71||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||15.00||23.76||35.71||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||15.00||24.41||41.00||2018|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||16.00||22.00||33.00||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||15.50||22.50||33.52||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||14.00||20.43||30.77||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||17.00||22.74||35.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||17.00||24.04||39.73||2018|
The largest sector of employment for administrative officers is health care and social assistance.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations, which includes administrative officers, is $28.97. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1008, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $52,000.