Administrative Supervisor Salary Canada

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Average Supervisor’s, General Office and Administrative Support Clerk’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Supervisors, General Office and Administrative Support Clerks.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this employment is 1211.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: clerical supervisor, switchboard operators supervisor, records office supervisor, office supervisor and data entry supervisor.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $33.28 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick at $24.37 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $48,000 – $68,000.

Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future. Retirements will be the main source of job vacancies for these positions.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Supervisors, General Office and Administrative Support Clerks in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*23.0332.5855.672017
Edmonton – Alberta* 19.2333.2855.002017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 18.4625.64 36.002016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 15.00 24.70 43.75 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick 10.65 24.37 35.382014
Halifax – Nova Scotia 15.8725.96 35.002014
Toronto – Ontario 11.6025.00 44.712016
Ottawa – Ontario 13.7525.0044.712016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 13.7525.0044.712016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 13.7525.0044.712016
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec(1) 18.4626.67 49.572016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan17.9528.9238.462016


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Identifying training needs and training workers
›› Assigning work to clerks
›› Examining and verifying accuracy of work performed by clerks
›› Resolving work-related problems
›› Preparing reports for management
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations, which includes supervisors for general office and administrative support clerks, is $26.37. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $945, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $49,000.

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