C$38,623
Avg. Salary
C$17.05
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$590

Bonus

C$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Bookkeeper is C$17.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Bookkeeper is C$38,623 per year.

10%
C$12.99
10%
C$17.05
50%
C$23.38
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$17.05
10%
C$28k
10%
C$39k
50%
C$49k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$38,623
C$28,480 - C$49,080
C$28K
C$39K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$38,623
10%
50%
90%
C$12.99 - C$23.38
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$17.05
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$28,480 - C$49,080
Bonus C$194 - C$3,878
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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$27,407 - C$49,332
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 576
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$12.99 - C$23.38
Overtime C$16.24 - C$32.96
Annual Data C$0C$49K
Bonus C$194 - C$3,878
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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$27,407 - C$49,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,203

Job Description for Bookkeeper

As a bookkeeper one can expect to work in close proximity with a business or company in order to ensure that the most economically viable and safe decisions are made in order to keep finances tight and under control. A bookkeeper should have vast knowledge of QuickBooks, or a similar a computer accounting program, in order to track and record the financial transactions and records of a company. Strong MS-Excel skills are also a must in most companies. Part of the bookkeeping process also includes calculating, recording, and balancing financial reports, including payroll. Therefore, a bookkeeper will need to maintain a healthy relationship with employees in order to communicate and work out changes in salaries, changes to benefits, and other changes to an employee’s pay. A bookkeeper will also work closely with managers or business owners to help ensure that smart decisions are made when selling company assets or evaluating said company’s total revenue, profits, losses, and financial position. In order to communicate the aforementioned information fully and thoroughly bookkeepers will also be responsible for creating many reports, usually these reports will be generated once a month, semiannually, or annually. Other responsibilities that a bookkeeper may have include creating reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll, entering changes to employee payroll records (often through Quickbooks), and handling voluntary and involuntary deductions. Usually, a bookkeeper will also be in charge of paying the many expenses a business incurs. These expenses usually include things like electricity, internet, office supplies, credit card bills, phone bills, and whatever other expenses a business may incur through its operations. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

Bookkeeper Tasks
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,653

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

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 60%