The average salary for an Accountant with Bookkeeping skills is C$48,870 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$35,819 - C$64,860
C$36K
C$48K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$48,319
10%
50%
90%
C$14.56 - C$30.70
C$15
C$21
C$31
MEDIAN: C$20.70
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$35,819 - C$64,860
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,110
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,770
Commission C$6,547
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$35,005 - C$66,226
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 854
Hourly Data C$0C$47
Hourly Rate C$14.56 - C$30.70
Hourly Tips C$3.96
Overtime C$15.10 - C$47.08
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,110
Commission C$6,547
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,770
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$35,005 - C$66,226
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 275

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$44,000 based on 319 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 192 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 134 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 54 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,320

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

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲22%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
C$48,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 32%