An Accounting Assistant earns an average salary of C$39,783 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$31,230 - C$51,080
C$31K
C$40K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$39,688
10%
50%
90%
C$13.00 - C$23.10
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$17.02
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$31,230 - C$51,080
Bonus C$486.05 - C$5,087
Profit Sharing C$2,048
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$29,544 - C$50,838
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 374
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$13.00 - C$23.10
Overtime C$18.00 - C$44.22
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$486.05 - C$5,087
Profit Sharing C$2,048
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$29,544 - C$50,838
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 226

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 365 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Accounting Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 125 salaries. An Accounting Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,625

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Accounting Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounting Assistant?

Accounting Assistant in Halifax:
Pros: Freedom , ability to manage own time .
Cons: A lot of work not a lot of pay .

Accounting Assistant in Windsor:
"Accounting assistant."
Pros: Corporate culture, great coworkers, work life balance.
Cons: Pay is very low, no opportunity to move up, job grade, repetitive work.

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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Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲18%

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
C$39,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲19%

Accounting
▲9%

Financial Analysis
▲8%

Financial Reporting
▲7%


Reconciliation
▲6%



Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
C$39,000

▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 24%
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