C$48,166
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,500

Profit Sharing

C$4,750

An Accountant in Halifax, Nova Scotia earns an average salary of C$46,416 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Month-End Close, Financial Reporting, Microsoft Office, Budgeting, and Financial Analysis.

C$37,974 - C$60,631
C$38K
C$48K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$48,166
10%
50%
90%
C$18.31 - C$25.21
C$20
MEDIAN: C$20.23
50%
C$0C$61K
Salary C$37,974 - C$60,631
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,122
Profit Sharing C$4,750
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$37,189 - C$61,957
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data C$0C$25
Hourly Rate C$20.23
Annual Data C$0C$61K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,122
Profit Sharing C$4,750
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$37,189 - C$61,957
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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$40,000 based on 11 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$49,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 9 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$53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲16%

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
C$48,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 43%