C$50,234
Avg. Salary
C$21.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$2,031

Profit Sharing

C$1,483

Commission

C$6,289

The average pay for an Accountant is RM 19.65 per hour.

The average pay for an Accountant is RM 55,971 per year.

$14
10%
$22
50%
$34
90%
MEDIAN $22
$37k
10%
$50k
50%
$72k
90%
MEDIAN $50,234
C$37,320 - C$72,089
C$37K
C$50K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$50,234
10%
50%
90%
C$14.48 - C$34.18
C$14
C$22
C$34
MEDIAN: C$21.79
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$37,320 - C$72,089
Bonus C$192 - C$6,900
Profit Sharing C$8.50 - C$10,000
Commission C$6,289
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$35,674 - C$74,160
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,269
Hourly Data C$0C$47
Hourly Rate C$14.48 - C$34.18
Hourly Tips C$2.22
Overtime C$5.11 - C$47.93
Annual Data C$0C$74K
Bonus C$192 - C$6,900
Commission C$6,289
Profit Sharing C$8.50 - C$10,000
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).
)
C$35,674 - C$74,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 789

Job Description for Accountant

Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts.

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Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

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Common Career Paths for Accountant


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Popular Skills for Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 1,213 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 631 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 436 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 194 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,453

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Accountant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Aurora:
"Always Learning."
Continue to develop yourself and learn new things. Look for ways to improve not only yourself but people, processes, etc.

Accountant in Mississauga:
"CAREER PATH."
Hours are good, people are great, pay not so good, no annual reviews, no raise unless you ask,

Accountant in Vaughan:
"Stick It Out, It Gets Better."
I learned that school only prepares you for a very small and technical part of the career. Upon graduation, that's when the real learning begins and it gets exciting when it comes time to expand and perfect your knowledge in a specific industry, so choose wisely.

Accountant in Vancouver:
"Equality."
Make sure You and your assistant are compensated fairly.

Accountant in Sept-Iles:
"Work Hard, No Holidays, Lots Of Competition"
Pros: The knowledge you get and the discussions with the clients. The possibility of making overtime hours is good for making money. The opportunities to have a bright future if you do well is really promising.
Cons: The competition between colleagues, the high standards of the industry, the length of the courses needed compared to the wage is not good. The fact there is no unions and that you can be fired at any time (low employment security).

Accountant in Winnipeg:
"No Benefits"
That your spouse better have benefits because you get none here. Salary increases are very little (if any). Have not had a pay increase in over 5 years.

Accountant in Calgary:
"Pay attention to your gut"
Check out the surroundings and pay attention to your gut in the interview. Do not take the job in the interview, take time to think about it. Ask about the volume of work and for a job responsibility / description outline. To excel at this job, delegate, plan your strategy and your day. Adhere to deadlines and speak up.

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 496 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲18%

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
C$50,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 496 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 23%