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Average Accounting Technician Salary in Canada

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The average salary for an Accounting Technician in Canada is C$43,944.
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What Do Accounting Technicians Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Accounting Technician

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Accounting Technician

The top respondents for the job title Accounting Technician are from the companies MNP Corporation, BDO Dunwoody, LLP and Collins Barrow. Reported salaries are highest at BDO Dunwoody, LLP where the average pay is C$51,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EY (Ernst & Young), earning around C$41,731. Collins Barrow pays the lowest at around C$39,172. MNP Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$39,754.

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What Are Popular Skills for Accounting Technicians?

Skills in Financial Reporting and Tax Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Bookkeeping.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Technicians?

An entry-level Accounting Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38,985 based on 63 salaries. An early career Accounting Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,652 based on 420 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,413 based on 202 salaries. An experienced Accounting Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,956 based on 169 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$51,581.
Employees with Accounting Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Red Deer, Alberta (3.1% more) and Calgary, Alberta (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (8.3% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.2% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.2% less).

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