An Accounting Clerk earns an average salary of C$38,610 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Reconciliation and General Ledger Accounting. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$30,187 - C$49,021
C$30K
C$38K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$38,433
10%
50%
90%
C$12.83 - C$22.51
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.65
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$30,187 - C$49,021
Bonus C$247 - C$3,925
Profit Sharing C$776 - C$5,203
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$28,874 - C$48,878
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,396
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$12.83 - C$22.51
Hourly Tips C$0.00
Overtime C$16.58 - C$35.42
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$247 - C$3,925
Profit Sharing C$776 - C$5,203
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$28,874 - C$48,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,068

Job Description for Accounting Clerk

Accounting clerks generally work in offices, and travel is not required for the job. They must have exceptional knowledge of all ledger accounts, such as accounts payable/receivable, cash, and many others. These clerks may work only with accounts payable/receivable, while others may coordinate various accounts for their companies, and other duties may include working with both customers and vendors.

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Accounting Clerk Tasks

  • Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
  • Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
  • Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
  • Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
  • Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.

Common Career Paths for Accounting Clerk


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Popular Skills for Accounting Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 749 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 273 salaries. An Accounting Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 138 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,131

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

Accounting Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounting Clerk?

Accounting Clerk in Montréal:
"Giving 110%"
Pros: The actual work. The people. The feild.
Cons: No information on the future.

Accounting Clerk in Calgary:
Pros: Good environment.
Cons: Meet timeline.

Accounting Clerk in Montreal:
"Office."
Pros: I like it very much.
Cons:

Accounting Clerk in Nanaimo:
Pros: The people I work with. RRSP contributions by Employer Extended Medical paid by Employer.
Cons: Not feeling valued as a long term employee. My hourly wage amount is lower than I would like it to be.

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Key Stats for Accounting Clerk

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 350 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accounting Clerk Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
C$37,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accounting Clerk Salaries






▲3%

▲3%





Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Accounting
▲1%

National Average
C$37,000

▼1%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 350 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 28%