An Accountant in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$47,453 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Bookkeeping, and ADP Payroll System.

C$36,850 - C$66,478
C$37K
C$48K
C$66K
MEDIAN: C$47,773
10%
50%
90%
C$12.16 - C$39.82
C$12
C$20
C$40
MEDIAN: C$19.87
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$36,850 - C$66,478
Bonus C$9.79 - C$5,106
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$35,970 - C$73,593
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$12.16 - C$39.82
Hourly Tips C$1.25
Overtime C$27.51
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$9.79 - C$5,106
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$35,970 - C$73,593
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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$42,000 based on 33 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$50,000 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$62,000 based on 7 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$57,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲32%

▲21%

▲7%

National Average
C$47,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 42%