An Entry-Level Accountant earns an average salary of C$46,105 per year. A skill in Budgeting is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,019 - C$62,002
C$35K
C$46K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$46,208
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50%
90%

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C$13.73 - C$29.88
C$14
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$19.72
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Salary
C$35,019 - C$62,002  
   
Bonus
C$9.93 - C$6,005  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$6,082  
Commission
C$6,398  
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$32,734 - C$63,488  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 956
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$13.73 - C$29.88  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.22  
Overtime
C$11.92 - C$39.83  
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$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$9.93 - C$6,005  
   
Commission
C$6,398  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$6,082  
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$32,734 - C$63,488  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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National Average: C$46,038

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Accountant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accountant in Brisbane:
"An Accountant Basic Rule."
Update yourself with the latest Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Current Tax policies and equip yourself with high-technology knowledge.

Accountant in Aurora:
"Always Learning."
Continue to develop yourself and learn new things. Look for ways to improve not only yourself but people, processes, etc.

Accountant in Vaughan:
"Stick It Out, It Gets Better."
I learned that school only prepares you for a very small and technical part of the career. Upon graduation, that's when the real learning begins and it gets exciting when it comes time to expand and perfect your knowledge in a specific industry, so choose wisely.

Accountant in Kamloops:
"Education "
Keep your skills and education up to date with the company. Meet your deadlines. Be assertive.

Accountant in Calgary:
"Pay attention to your gut"
Check out the surroundings and pay attention to your gut in the interview. Do not take the job in the interview, take time to think about it. Ask about the volume of work and for a job responsibility / description outline. To excel at this job, delegate, plan your strategy and your day. Adhere to deadlines and speak up.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

▲10%









National Average
C$46,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Auditing
▼1%



▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%
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