The average salary for an Accounting Assistant in Calgary, Alberta is C$47,006 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Office Administration, Payroll Administration, and Accounts Receivable.

C$36,488 - C$59,591
C$36K
C$48K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$47,584
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50%
90%
C$14.83 - C$29.89
C$15
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20.31
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$60K
Salary C$36,488 - C$59,591
Bonus C$981 - C$7,369
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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$33,139 - C$60,514
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$14.83 - C$29.89
Overtime C$37.50
Annual Data C$0C$60K
Bonus C$981 - C$7,369
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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$33,139 - C$60,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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.

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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$39,000 based on 22 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$50,000 based on 7 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$57,000 based on 6 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$60,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲29%

▲22%

▲8%

National Average
C$46,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 16%