Accountant Salary

The average pay for an Accountant is C$49,318 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$36,019 - C$70,184
(Median)
C$36K
C$49K
C$70K
MEDIAN: C$49,317
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C$14.62 - C$35.82
(Median)
C$15
C$22
C$36
MEDIAN: C$22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$25KC$50KC$75K
Salary
C$36,019 - C$70,184  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,934  
Profit Sharing
C$30.91 - C$8,919  
Commission
C$750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,412 - C$73,800  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.62 - C$35.82  
   
Hourly Tips
C$3.17  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$46.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,934  
   
Commission
C$750  
Profit Sharing
C$30.91 - C$8,919  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$35,412 - C$73,800  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 667
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,626

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Accountant Reviews

What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Sept-Iles:
"Work Hard, No Holidays, Lots Of Competition"
Pros: The knowledge you get and the discussions with the clients. The possibility of making overtime hours is good for making money. The opportunities to have a bright future if you do well is really promising.
Cons: The competition between colleagues, the high standards of the industry, the length of the courses needed compared to the wage is not good. The fact there is no unions and that you can be fired at any time (low employment security).

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
C$50,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries




Financial Reporting
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Month-End Close
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Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Office
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ADP Payroll System
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Auditing
0%

National Average
C$50,000

Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Tax Preparation
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 562 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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