A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) earns an average salary of C$60,739 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Reporting, Accounting, and Tax Preparation.

C$43,579 - C$97,986
C$44K
C$61K
C$98K
MEDIAN: C$60,797
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C$19.93 - C$40.27
C$20
C$28
C$40
MEDIAN: C$27.61
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$43,579 - C$97,986  
   
Bonus
C$973 - C$15,205  
Profit Sharing
C$1,949  
Total Pay (?
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C$42,982 - C$100,392  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$19.93 - C$40.27  
   
Overtime
C$24.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$973 - C$15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,949  
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$42,982 - C$100,392  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 115 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 47 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,184

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Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲23%

▼0%

National Average
C$61,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲45%

Accounting
▲25%

Tax Preparation
▲11%


▲3%

National Average
C$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 17%
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