Accounting Assistant with Payroll Administration Skills Salary (Canada)

An Accounting Assistant with Payroll Administration skills earns an average salary of C$41,900 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$34,724 - C$53,672
C$35K
C$42K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$41,985
10%
50%
90%
C$14.17 - C$23.92
C$14
C$19
C$24
MEDIAN: C$18.95
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$53K
Salary C$34,724 - C$53,672
Bonus C$506 - C$5,057
Profit Sharing C$5,750
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$31,433 - C$51,746
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$14.17 - C$23.92
Overtime C$25.97 - C$45.30
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$506 - C$5,057
Profit Sharing C$5,750
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$31,433 - C$51,746
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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$38,000 based on 64 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$42,000 based on 30 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$45,000 based on 36 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 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,576

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

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
C$42,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 25%