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Do you have strong organizational skills? Are you an expert at managing daily activities and logistical challenges with speed and precision? Do you want an office culture and work environment that fits your skills and personality? A career in administrative support may be what you're looking for! Let us help you find your next opportunity.

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average admin support salaries

Depending on your job title, location, and the number of years of experience you have, the salary range for administrative support jobs ranges from around $27,000 to $75,000. This large range is due to the variety of administrative support roles that serve many different functions, requiring various levels of skill and experience.

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Some of the most popular jobs available in the administrative support field are listed below. Learn more about these roles.

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what administrative jobs entail

The organizational skills administrative staff bring to the table keep businesses running smoothly. As an administrative professional, you are the glue that holds together your company. Your responsibilities vary depending on your job title and the company you work for. However, some common threads throughout administrative support jobs include organization, the ability to complete a range of administrative tasks, and top-notch communication.

your day to day tasks

As administrative support, some of the tasks on your plate may include:

  • answering the phone
  • photocopying, mailing, and filing
  • word processing
  • preparing correspondence
  • creating reports and presentations
  • managing schedules and events
  • researching and compiling data
  • liaising with clients, suppliers and other business contacts
  • coordinating tasks
  • basic accounting tasks

where you can work

Administrative support jobs are readily available in many different industries across Canada. As administrative support, you can work in diverse industries such as government, finance, healthcare, education, and general business. You usually work at a desk. Full-time administrative support jobs typically follow a 9 to 5 schedule.

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what you bring to the table

To thrive in administrative jobs, you need excellent communication, clerical and administrative skills. Skill in sales, client interfacing, event coordination, human resources, and other areas may help guide what administrative support jobs are the best fit for you. With the above building blocks and the experience you gain along the way, you'll be able to build a long-lasting administrative career.

training and certifications

Most administrative support jobs require a high school diploma, however, some companies may require a degree. That said, experience, great references, and a desire to take on new challenges can overcome a lack of formal college education.

where your career is headed

As the baby boomer generation heads into retirement, many senior administrative support roles are opening up. Administrative jobs are a pillar in just about every office workspace, so there's constant demand for skilled administrative personnel. It's not unusual for administrative support jobs to turn into executive support roles, or branch off into areas such as public relations, marketing, project management and other related fields. There are endless career possibilities!

latest administrative jobs available

  • Payroll & HRIS Analyst Calgary

    2018-12-08 Calgary, Alberta Permanent

    Position: Payroll/HRIS Analyst Location: Calgary, Alberta Are you a collaborative and attentive payroll/HRIS analyst who is experienced with benefits/WCB and enjoys working in a team where your skills and knowledge are utilized effectively. Our client that is an energy corporation in downtown ...

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  • Order Entry - Milton

    2018-12-07 Milton, Ontario Permanent $ 45,000 - $ 48,000 per year

    Are you looking to grow your career in order entry and customer service? Do you have experience working in an order desk role? Would you be interested in a permanent opportunity in the city of Milton? Then we would love to chat with you! We are seeking an individual who has two years’ experience ...

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