Senior Accountant Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Senior Accountant is C$58,224 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Senior Accountant Total Pay (?
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C$44,492 - C$75,148
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MEDIAN: C$58,224
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Senior Accountant Total Pay (?
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C$17.93 - C$39.94
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MEDIAN: C$27.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$44,492 - C$75,148  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,152  
Profit Sharing
C$838 - C$8,621  
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$44,547 - C$78,643  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,078
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$17.93 - C$39.94  
   
Overtime
C$8.25 - C$51.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,152  
   
Profit Sharing
C$838 - C$8,621  
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$44,547 - C$78,643  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,078
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C$59,000
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Senior Accountant Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Accountant?
Senior Accountant in Vaughan:
"Family Style Firm"
Pros: Small firm, flexibility, humanity
Cons: Not much further development, No sunlight and windows,
Senior Accountant in Vancouver:
"the management"
Pros: excellent culture
Cons: pressing deadlines
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

National Average
C$59,000

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

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Financial Reporting
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National Average
C$59,000
Microsoft Excel
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Tax Compliance
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Microsoft Office
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Accounting
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Auditing
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Tax Preparation
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 229 votes.
Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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