Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2016 – 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 31 393 37 893 37 314 19,98 30,51
Level 2 36,3 36 703 45 064 43 851 23,24 35,07
Level 3 36,0 42 154 48 575 47 916 25,50 39,17
Public sector2
Level 1 35,0 32 212 37 797 37 479 20,55 32,68
Level 2 35,3 38 323 44 938 44 552 24,19 38,14
Level 3 35,7 42 117 48 158 47 500 25,44 39,40
Private sector
Level 1 37,5 28 601 38 219 37 002 18,92 26,86
Level 2 37,6 33 346 45 331 42 854 21,88 31,18
Level 3 38,5 42 802 56 237 52 241 26,08 36,97
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 36,4 35 776 45 417 44 165 23,34 36,11
Level 2 36,6 34 570 49 838 49 833 26,09 40,36
Level 3 36,6 44 461 58 543 57 852 30,45 48,02
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 37,7 27 311 36 926 35 994 18,29 25,65
Level 2 37,8 33 018 44 096 41 378 20,99 29,38
Level 3 38,9 42 102 55 218 51 082 25,18 34,86
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 38,0 29 215 39 574 35 631 18,02 24,63
Level 2 38,0 35 046 48 604 42 149 21,34 29,74
Level 3 38,6 45 284 61 265 50 317 24,97 34,06
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 37,3 28 486 37 967 37 596 19,31 27,86
Level 2 37,5 33 088 44 824 43 038 22,02 31,57
Level 3 38,4 42 180 54 924 53 084 26,57 38,27
Manufacturing
Level 1 36,4 35 734 44 679 41 013 21,67 33,84
Level 2 38,4 36 292 47 105 46 080 23,07 33,41
Level 3 39,6 47 204 61 979 59 125 28,62 41,11
  

1. For more information about the equation, see the chapter called "La méthodologie" in the report Rémunération des salariés. État et évolution comparés, 2016.
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. 2016 Data collection.
 
February 27, 2017
     

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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)