An Accounting Technician earns an average salary of C$42,610 per year.

C$34,158 - C$57,121
C$34K
C$43K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$42,934
10%
50%
90%
C$14.80 - C$27.32
C$15
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$19.97
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$34,158 - C$57,121
Bonus C$497 - C$5,351
Profit Sharing C$101 - C$4,932
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$32,562 - C$58,083
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 635
Hourly Data C$0C$43
Hourly Rate C$14.80 - C$27.32
Overtime C$18.72 - C$43.70
Annual Data C$0C$58K
Bonus C$497 - C$5,351
Profit Sharing C$101 - C$4,932
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$32,562 - C$58,083
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 355

Job Description for Accounting Technician

Accounting technicians may work in a variety of environments, including in financial, clerical, or support roles. They perform a variety of duties for accounting firms or departments, such as preparing accounts, handling invoices, handle bookkeeping, and monitor budgets They also often monitor departmental resources, manage payroll, write reports, and audit work.

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Accounting Technician 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 Technician


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Popular Skills for Accounting Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Technician

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Technician 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 146 salaries. An experienced Accounting Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 116 salaries. An Accounting Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$42,776

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Key Stats for Accounting Technician

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Accounting Technician Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
C$43,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Accounting Technician Salaries





Bookkeeping
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
C$43,000


Accounting
▼3%

General Ledger Accounting
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 32%