Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2017 – Administrative support staff (407)

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Sector Weekly regular work hours Pay scales Annual salary Hourly salary Total compensation1

Minimum Normal Maximum



h $ $/h

All of Québec
Level 1 35,9 31 938 38 632 38 163 20,42 30,66
Level 2 36,4 37 444 45 888 44 620 23,60 35,15
Level 3 36,0 43 472 50 176 49 433 26,25 40,08
Public sector2
Level 1 35,0 33 109 38 950 38 615 21,17 33,05
Level 2 35,3 39 215 46 036 45 600 24,75 38,52
Level 3 35,8 43 532 49 719 48 969 26,19 40,38
Private sector
Level 1 37,7 28 216 37 621 37 299 18,99 26,60
Level 2 37,7 33 794 45 575 43 332 22,08 31,20
Level 3 38,3 42 725 56 085 53 260 26,74 37,87
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 36,5 35 663 45 542 42 838 22,74 34,36
Level 2 36,3 35 951 50 826 50 916 26,81 41,03
Level 3 36,2 47 235 60 877 60 602 32,24 50,97
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 37,9 27 051 36 381 36 362 18,36 25,37
Level 2 38,0 33 192 44 068 41 760 21,09 29,33
Level 3 38,8 41 101 54 296 51 743 25,60 35,39
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 38,2 30 180 41 805 36 378 18,30 24,98
Level 2 38,1 33 631 45 392 41 090 20,74 28,37
Level 3 38,1 45 096 60 578 54 029 27,19 37,16
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 37,5 27 780 36 692 37 724 19,32 27,38
Level 2 37,6 33 816 45 600 43 981 22,46 32,04
Level 3 38,4 42 244 55 145 53 029 26,60 38,08
Manufacturing
Level 1 37,2 35 893 45 167 40 295 20,98 30,45
Level 2 38,7 36 231 47 805 46 348 22,99 32,66
Level 3 39,5 47 904 62 821 58 630 28,52 41,12
  

1. For more information about the equation, see the chapter called "La méthodologie" in the report Rémunération des salariés. État et évolution comparés, 2017.
2. Comprises the Québec government (Québec civil service and the public education, health and social service networks) and the "other public" sector (municipal government [25 000 or more inhabitants], public enterprises of the three levels of government, universities and federal government employees in Québec).
  
Source: Québec survey on total compensation. 2017 Data collection.
 
February 21, 2018
     

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Summary of responsibilities

The administrative support staff performs a variety of clerical or administrative tasks within a department or program, including the processing of documents, files or data, or assumes responsibilities related to a sector of activity requiring specific knowledge in areas such as accounting, payroll, or others. Main duties: tasks vary according to the field of activity.

Education requirement

Secondary School Diploma

Condition of employment

None

Minimum experience generally required by level of complexity

  • Level 1: None
  • Level 2: 3 years
  • Level 3: 6 years

Fields of activity

  • General office work
  • Filing
  • Purchasing and inventory
  • Library
  • Accounting (accounts receivable and payable)
  • Payroll and personnel
  • Statistics
  • Publication
  • Collection
  • Administrative services

Examples of job titles

  • Administrative clerk
  • Accounting clerk
  • Billing clerk
  • Accounts-receivable or Accounts-payable clerk
  • Payroll clerk
  • Collection officer

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To be excluded from this job

  • Customer service representative - financial services (NOC 6551)
  • Banking and insurance clerk (NOC 1434)
  • Receptionist and switchboard operator (NOC 1414 - ERG 412)
  • Clerical jobs where word processing or secretarial tasks comprise more than 50% of the duties (ERG 409)
  • Information Clerk (NOC 6552 - ERG 410)
  • Buyer (ERG 414)