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Accounting Assistant Salary (Canada)

An Accounting Assistant earns an average salary of C$38,733 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. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Accounting and Payroll Administration.
Accounting Assistant Salary (?
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C$30,146 - C$49,941
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MEDIAN: C$38,732
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Accounting Assistant Salary (?
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C$12.18 - C$23.12
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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$30,146 - C$49,941  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,990  
Profit Sharing
C$294.79 - C$8,000  
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$29,127 - C$50,315  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 726
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$12.18 - C$23.12  
   
Overtime
C$1.50 - C$33.14  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,990  
   
Profit Sharing
C$294.79 - C$8,000  
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$29,127 - C$50,315  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 396
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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

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National Average
C$39,000
Kelowna
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Halifax
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Brampton
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Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

National Average
C$39,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 11%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 7%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
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National Average
C$39,000
Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
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: 49% employee benefits None: 23%