The average salary for a Senior Accountant is C$60,804 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.

C$48,018 - C$76,375
C$48K
C$61K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$60,881
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50%
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C$20.61 - C$39.89
C$21
C$31
C$40
MEDIAN: C$30.59
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$48,018 - C$76,375  
   
Bonus
C$198.51 - C$7,748  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$8,462  
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$48,474 - C$79,499  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 896
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$20.61 - C$39.89  
   
Overtime
C$24.08 - C$50.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$198.51 - C$7,748  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$8,462  
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$48,474 - C$79,499  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 496 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 425 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 235 salaries. A Senior Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 78 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,316

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Senior Accountant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲9%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
C$62,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries



▲2%




Financial Reporting
▼0%

National Average
C$62,000


▼2%


▼4%




▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 10%
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