An Accounting Technician in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average salary of C$48,539 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job.

C$38,000 - C$64,000
C$38K
C$46K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$46,483
10%
50%
90%
C$14.09 - C$30.64
C$14
C$22
C$31
MEDIAN: C$21.78
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$64K
Salary C$38,000 - C$64,000
Bonus C$2,000
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$35,720 - C$62,602
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$14.09 - C$30.64
Overtime C$37.50
Annual Data C$0C$62K
Bonus C$2,000
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$35,720 - C$62,602
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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.

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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$44,000 based on 24 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$53,000 based on 10 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$54,000 based on 7 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$56,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Accounting Technician

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Accounting Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲16%

▲13%

National Average
C$47,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounting Technician Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲14%


Payroll Administration
▲5%

Accounts Payable
▲3%

National Average
C$47,000

▼2%

Tax Preparation
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 25%