An Accountant in Halifax, Nova Scotia earns an average salary of C$44,077 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Month-End Close, Microsoft Office, Budgeting, and Financial Analysis.

C$35,463 - C$61,902
C$35K
C$44K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$44,077
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Salary
C$35,463 - C$61,902  
   
Bonus
C$1,500  
Profit Sharing
C$4,750  
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$35,799 - C$64,611  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲11%

▲4%

National Average
C$44,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Month-End Close
▲42%

Microsoft Office
▲24%

Budgeting
▲20%


Payroll Administration
▲2%


Accounts Receivable
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
C$44,000

Bookkeeping
▼2%

Data Analysis
▼9%

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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