The average pay for an Accountant with Tax Preparation skills is C$49,837 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$36,244 - C$66,538
C$36K
C$49K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$48,861
10%
50%
90%
C$17.62 - C$36.78
C$18
C$24
C$37
MEDIAN: C$24.45
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$36,244 - C$66,538
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,537
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$30,542
Commission C$6,490
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$36,404 - C$72,438
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 407
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$17.62 - C$36.78
Hourly Tips C$1.33
Overtime C$1.52 - C$44.38
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,537
Commission C$6,490
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$30,542
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$36,404 - C$72,438
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

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$48,000 based on 181 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$54,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 51 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 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,788

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

▲15%

▲8%

National Average
C$50,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 33%