An Accountant with Accounts Receivable skills earns an average salary of C$49,105 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$37,030 - C$66,666
C$37K
C$49K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$48,894
10%
50%
90%
C$14.61 - C$32.35
C$15
C$21
C$32
MEDIAN: C$21.30
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$37,030 - C$66,666
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,068
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,617
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$35,347 - C$69,119
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 710
Hourly Data C$0C$43
Hourly Rate C$14.61 - C$32.35
Hourly Tips C$4.48
Overtime C$15.24 - C$43.32
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,068
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,617
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$35,347 - C$69,119
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 218

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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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$45,000 based on 267 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$52,000 based on 165 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 109 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$59,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,034

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

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲20%

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
C$49,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 23%