Average Accounting Assistant Salary in Canada

C$40,419
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,200
Bonus
C$2,250
Commission
C$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accounting Assistant in Canada is C$40,419.
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C$33k
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C$52k
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MEDIAN C$40,419
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Salary
C$33k - C$52k
Bonus
C$253 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$500 - C$4k
Commission
C$0 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$52k

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Job Description for Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant Tasks
  • Monitor and follow up on outstanding claims every 14 days.
  • Perform billing-related duties as necessary.
  • Compile reports for insurance billings.
  • Update phone numbers and addresses, and keep payers up to date.

Popular Employer Salaries for Accounting Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Accounting Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Accounting Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Accounting Assistant

Skills in Accounts Payable, Bookkeeping and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Assistant

An entry-level Accounting Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35,916 based on 244 salaries. An early career Accounting Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,121 based on 574 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,046 based on 274 salaries. An experienced Accounting Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,971 based on 201 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$45,691.
Employees with Accounting Assistant in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (14.9% more) and Montréal, Québec (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.9% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (1.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,374 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.8%
Early Career
41.8%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
5.9%

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