Average Entry-Level Accountant Salary in Canada

C$42,450
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C$1,496
Bonus
C$475
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Accountant in Canada is C$42,450.
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CA$33k
MEDIAN
CA$42k
90%
CA$56k
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C$33k - C$56k
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C$101 - C$5k
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C$31k - C$56k
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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel and Bookkeeping.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accountants?

An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$48,871 based on 1,523 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,377 based on 910 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,409 based on 637 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$63,755.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (13.4% more) and Toronto, Ontario (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (18.7% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (8.4% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,436 survey responses.
Early Career
44.3%
Mid Career
26.5%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
10.7%

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