The average pay for an Accountant in Calgary, Alberta is C$55,618 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and Budgeting.

C$41,326 - C$77,202
C$41K
C$57K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$56,632
10%
50%
90%
C$17.76 - C$48.78
C$18
C$28
C$49
MEDIAN: C$27.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$41,326 - C$77,202
Bonus C$504 - C$10,075
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,502
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$41,094 - C$85,504
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 339
Hourly Data C$0C$72
Hourly Rate C$17.76 - C$48.78
Overtime C$0.00 - C$72.98
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$504 - C$10,075
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,502
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$41,094 - C$85,504
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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.

Accountant Job Listings

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$55,000 based on 103 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$59,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 33 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$72,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲22%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
C$59,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 15%