Accounting Clerk with Payroll Administration Skills Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Accounting Clerk with Payroll Administration skills is C$40,734 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$31,501 - C$51,954
C$32K
C$40K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$40,170
10%
50%
90%
C$13.70 - C$24.10
C$14
C$19
C$24
MEDIAN: C$18.68
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$31,501 - C$51,954
Bonus C$201 - C$3,576
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$29,849 - C$52,533
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 213
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$13.70 - C$24.10
Overtime C$18.07 - C$37.91
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$201 - C$3,576
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$29,849 - C$52,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 201

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.

Accounting Clerk Job Listings

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$36,000 based on 103 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$45,000 based on 60 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$46,000 based on 57 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 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,864

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

Key Stats for Accounting Clerk

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Accounting Clerk Salaries

▲15%

▲12%

▲3%

National Average
C$40,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 31%