Accounting Assistant Salary (Canada)

An Accounting Assistant earns an average salary of C$38,456 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Payroll Administration is associated with high pay for this job.
Accounting Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$30,044 - C$49,455
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MEDIAN: C$38,456
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Accounting Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$12.06 - C$22.85
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MEDIAN: C$17.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$30,044 - C$49,455  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,967  
Profit Sharing
C$293.61 - C$6,544  
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$28,943 - C$49,780  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$12.06 - C$22.85  
   
Overtime
C$1.50 - C$32.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,967  
   
Profit Sharing
C$293.61 - C$6,544  
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$28,943 - C$49,780  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,108
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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
Saskatoon
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Victoria
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Montréal
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National Average
C$38,000
Kelowna
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Halifax
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London
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Brampton
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Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

National Average
C$38,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Financial Reporting
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Accounting
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
Account Management
up arrow 6%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
National Average
C$38,000
Microsoft Office
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Collections
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 23%
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