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Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of C$48,442 per year. A skill in Budgeting is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
C$35,928 - C$68,079
(Median)
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57K
68K
MEDIAN: C$48,442
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C$14.65 - C$34.23
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$21.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Salary
C$35,928 - C$68,079  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,793  
Profit Sharing
C$50.45 - C$8,806  
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$35,393 - C$71,526  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,962
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.65 - C$34.23  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$46.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,793  
   
Profit Sharing
C$50.45 - C$8,806  
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$35,393 - C$71,526  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 592
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

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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$49,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

up arrow 11%





Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$49,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 486 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%