Executive assistants

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1222  ·  Browse All Occupations

Executive assistants co-ordinate administrative procedures, public relations activities and research and analysis functions for members of legislative assemblies, ministers, deputy ministers, corporate officials and executives, committees and boards of directors. They are employed by governments, corporations and associations.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Committee Clerk
  • Constituency Aid
  • Constituency Assistant
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Medical Information Assistant
  • Ministerial Assistant
  • Parliamentary Assistant
  • Parliamentary Committee Clerk
  • Special Assistant
  • Committee Clerk
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Special Assistant

3 Active Job Posts for Executive assistants

These companies are looking for executive assistants right now:

Executive Assistant at Canadian Executive Search ⋅ August 4, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Canadian Executive Search is looking for an Executive Assistant to cover a 1 year maternity leave. This position will start

Executive Assistant at Canadian Executive Search Group ⋅ July 14, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Canadian Executive Search is looking for an Executive Assistant to cover a 1 year maternity leave. This position will start

Executive Assistant at Lakeside Produce Inc ⋅ June 6, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Here at Lakeside Produce we live by 5 core values. Stakeholder Commitment , Customer Focus , Fierce Determination , Striving

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for executive assistants.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $54,012
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $58,331
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $53,165
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $54,671
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for executive assistants.

Sex Median Income
Male $54,689
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (11 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for executive assistants.

$35,100.00
Lowest Observed
$88,000.00
Highest Observed
$35,100.00
25th Percentile
$48,427.27
Average
$46,000.00
Median
$46,800.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for executive assistants

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 55
35 to 44 years 55
45 to 54 years 80
55 to 64 years 65
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 260
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for executive assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 10
Construction 10
Manufacturing 40
Wholesale trade 10
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 15
Information and cultural industries 10
Finance and insurance 15
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 30
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 15
Educational services 30
Health care and social assistance 40
Arts, entertainment and recreation 20
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 10
Public administration 30
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for executive assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 85
Part Time 190
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for executive assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 15
Female 255
Total 280
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for executive assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 265
Self Employed 0
Total 265
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for executive assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 260
Unemployed 0
Total 260
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for executive assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 60
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 100
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 105
Total 280
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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