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$35,874 - C$68,734
C$36K
C$49K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$48,500
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$70K
Salary C$35,874 - C$68,734
Bonus C$1,750
Profit Sharing C$4,750
Total Pay (?
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C$34,000 - C$70,000
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 8 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
C$49,000

▼6%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Month-End Close
▲29%

Microsoft Office
▲12%

Budgeting
▲9%


National Average
C$49,000

Payroll Administration
▼7%


Accounts Receivable
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Accounts Payable
▼9%

Bookkeeping
▼11%

Data Analysis
▼17%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 43%
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