The average salary for an Accounting Assistant with Bookkeeping skills is C$39,763 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$30,765 - C$51,299
C$31K
C$40K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$39,788
10%
50%
90%
C$12.90 - C$22.69
C$13
C$16
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.48
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$30,765 - C$51,299
Bonus C$484 - C$5,135
Profit Sharing C$2,948
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$29,309 - C$50,565
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 239
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$12.90 - C$22.69
Overtime C$20.36 - C$35.03
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$484 - C$5,135
Profit Sharing C$2,948
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$29,309 - C$50,565
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 168

Job Description for Accounting Assistant

An accounting assistant supports a company in its day-to-day accounting duties. One of the main differences between an accountant and an accounting assistant is that an accounting assistant focuses on administrative, clerical, and data-entry duties. For example, the accounting assistant may upload and scan documents for entry into the company's document-tracking software. The accounting assistant may perform other duties such as processing invoices; filing, sorting, and faxing documents and correspondence; answering phone calls; reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness; tracking inventory; and working on spreadsheets.

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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.

Accounting Assistant Job Listings

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 145 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 52 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$43,000 based on 41 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$46,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,289

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

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
C$38,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 23%