Senior Accountant Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Senior Accountant is C$58,657 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Senior Accountant Salary (?
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C$44,508 - C$75,784
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$58,656
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Senior Accountant Salary (?
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C$18.42 - C$39.29
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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$44,508 - C$75,784  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,041  
Profit Sharing
C$582 - C$8,759  
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$44,627 - C$78,899  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,917
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$18.42 - C$39.29  
   
Overtime
C$1.56 - C$51.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$8,041  
   
Profit Sharing
C$582 - C$8,759  
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$44,627 - C$78,899  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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Pay Difference By Location

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C$60,000
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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$60,000

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Month-End Close
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Financial Reporting
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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National Average
C$60,000
Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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Microsoft Word
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Bookkeeping
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Tax Compliance
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Microsoft Office
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Auditing
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Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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