An Entry-Level Bookkeeper earns an average wage of C$16.73 per hour.

C$27,898 - C$46,825
C$28K
C$38K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$38,323
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C$12.47 - C$23.46
C$12
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.73
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$27,898 - C$46,825  
   
Bonus
C$239.27 - C$5,456  
Profit Sharing
C$1,017  
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$26,627 - C$48,262  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$12.47 - C$23.46  
   
Overtime
C$13.38 - C$33.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$239.27 - C$5,456  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,017  
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$26,627 - C$48,262  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 628

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,393

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Bookkeeper Advice

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

Bookkeeper in Steinbach:
"I would be ordering construction supplies."
The job entails great detail and it can be stressful at times to meet deadlines.

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.

Bookkeeper in Hamilton:
"Get used to babysitting"
I never thought I would have to baby sit grown adults and the fact that none of them will ever take responsibility for their own actions. I love my job but I wish people would be a little more responsible.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries





▲2%



Bookkeeping
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

Sage 50 Accounting
▼0%

National Average
C$36,000

▼1%

Tax Preparation
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 60%