An Accounting Assistant earns an average salary of C$39,964 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

C$31,004 - C$50,921
(Median)
C$31K
C$40K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$39,964
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C$13.10 - C$23.55
(Median)
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$31,004 - C$50,921  
   
Bonus
C$489.36 - C$5,034  
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$29,928 - C$50,514  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$13.10 - C$23.55  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.00  
Overtime
C$15.46 - C$43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$489.36 - C$5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$29,928 - C$50,514  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Assistant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,933

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Accounting Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Accounting Assistant?

Accounting Assistant in Peterborough:
"Fast paced, stressful and detail oriented job."
Pros: That I have no idea what my day will be like as it changes all the time.
Cons: The pay is very low.

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Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$39,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 6%


Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

General Ledger Accounting
0%

National Average
C$39,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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