An Accounting Assistant earns an average salary of C$39,887 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

C$31,778 - C$51,650
C$32K
C$40K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$40,046
10%
50%
90%
C$13.23 - C$23.25
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.84
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$31,778 - C$51,650
Bonus C$357.45 - C$5,068
Profit Sharing C$304.10 - C$3,535
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$29,695 - C$51,282
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 375
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$13.23 - C$23.25
Overtime C$18.00 - C$44.22
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$357.45 - C$5,068
Profit Sharing C$304.10 - C$3,535
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$29,695 - C$51,282
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 227

Common Career Paths for Accounting Assistant


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Popular Skills for Accounting Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 383 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Accounting Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 113 salaries. An Accounting Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,828

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

Accounting Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounting Assistant?

Accounting Assistant in Halifax:
Pros: Freedom , ability to manage own time .
Cons: A lot of work not a lot of pay .

Accounting Assistant in Windsor:
"Accounting assistant."
Pros: Corporate culture, great coworkers, work life balance.
Cons: Pay is very low, no opportunity to move up, job grade, repetitive work.

Accounting Assistant in Peterborough:
"Fast paced, stressful and detail oriented job."
Pros: That I have no idea what my day will be like as it changes all the time.
Cons: The pay is very low.

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Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
C$39,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries


▲8%







Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
C$39,000

▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%