Average Early-Career Accounting Clerk Salary in Canada

C$37,771
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$979
Bonus
C$1,600
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Accounting Clerk in Canada is C$37,771.
10%
CA$30k
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CA$38k
90%
CA$46k
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Salary
C$30k - C$46k
Bonus
C$103 - C$3k
Profit Sharing
C$900 - C$4k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$46k

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Job Description for Accounting Clerk

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.

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Popular Skills for Accounting Clerk

Skills in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Bookkeeping are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerk

An entry-level Accounting Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$34,685 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,428 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,266 based on 396 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$43,898.
Employees with Accounting Clerk in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (0.8% more) and Toronto, Ontario (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.8% less), Edmonton, Alberta (2.4% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,177 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.4%
Mid Career
32.6%
Experienced
33.6%
Late Career
21.3%

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