C$40,103
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,058

Profit Sharing

C$2,500

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$30,951 - C$51,852
C$31K
C$40K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$40,103
10%
50%
90%
C$13.26 - C$23.05
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.76
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$30,951 - C$51,852
Bonus C$306 - C$5,106
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$29,586 - C$50,830
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 244
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$13.26 - C$23.05
Overtime C$20.55 - C$35.33
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$306 - C$5,106
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$29,586 - C$50,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 170

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$38,636

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

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
C$39,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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