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$31,594 - C$51,010
C$32K
C$40K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$39,783
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50%
90%

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C$13.09 - C$23.08
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.98
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$31,594 - C$51,010  
   
Bonus
C$486.05 - C$4,750  
Profit Sharing
C$2,035  
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$29,827 - C$50,728  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 372
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$13.09 - C$23.08  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.00  
Overtime
C$17.88 - C$44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$486.05 - C$4,750  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,035  
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$29,827 - C$50,728  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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$38,608

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Accounting Assistant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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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 85 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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