Entry-Level Bookkeeper Salary

An Entry-Level Bookkeeper earns an average wage of C$16.25 per hour. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

C$28,781 - C$46,911
(Median)
C$29K
C$37K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$37,215
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C$12.21 - C$22.52
(Median)
C$12
C$16
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Salary
C$28,781 - C$46,911  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,788  
Profit Sharing
C$150.00  
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$26,447 - C$47,368  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 561
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$12.21 - C$22.52  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.00  
Overtime
C$11.84 - C$33.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,788  
   
Profit Sharing
C$150.00  
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$26,447 - C$47,368  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,087
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,421

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Bookkeeper Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bookkeeper in Toronto:
"Shew about my valuable skills and experience."
Created more useful template forms in order to do the work accurately and efficiently. Always set up work plans.

Bookkeeper in Moose Jaw:
"Responsible, reliable, trustworthy."
Be responsible, help the Company to be successful in way possible, by giving suggestions, and making your boss aware of all situations, I.e. Dealing with customers, financial statements, etc.

Bookkeeper in Toronto:
Stay in school and go for the accountant designation. A bookkeeper does all the same things, but does not get the respect or salary of an accountant.

Bookkeeper in Parry Sound:
I feel that bookkeepers are under appreciated most of the time. The most important responsibility of this job is to keep your employer's books current and helping them make a budget forecast, and sticking to their budget.

Bookkeeper in Yorkton:
"Career That Lasts."
Times change and so will your likes and desires. Find a career that will roll with the times. Working from home is financially great in a lot of ways, but make sure you have a dedicated work space. Keep updating yourself and maintain great credit and relationships with governing agencies.

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Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 13%



Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Sage 50 Accounting
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$35,000

Tax Preparation
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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