An Entry-Level Bookkeeper earns an average wage of C$16.69 per hour.

C$28,352 - C$47,705
C$28K
C$39K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$38,673
10%
50%
90%
C$12.65 - C$22.89
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.77
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$28,352 - C$47,705
Bonus C$240.62 - C$3,500
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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$26,675 - C$48,053
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 335
Hourly Data C$0C$34
Hourly Rate C$12.65 - C$22.89
Overtime C$16.03 - C$34.97
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$240.62 - C$3,500
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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$26,675 - C$48,053
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 647

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,546

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

Bookkeeper Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bookkeeper in Steinbach:
"I would be ordering construction supplies."
The job entails great detail and it can be stressful at times to meet deadlines.

Bookkeeper in Grande Prairie:
"Pay Rate."
Make sure you ask for pay rate that you are qualified for.

Bookkeeper in Toronto:
"Shew about my valuable skills and experience."
Created more useful template forms in order to do the work accurately and efficiently. Always set up work plans.

Bookkeeper in Moose Jaw:
"Responsible, reliable, trustworthy."
Be responsible, help the Company to be successful in way possible, by giving suggestions, and making your boss aware of all situations, I.e. Dealing with customers, financial statements, etc.

Bookkeeper in Edmonton:
"Trucking Industry."
Take Accounting and Analytical Courses.

Bookkeeper in Toronto:
Stay in school and go for the accountant designation. A bookkeeper does all the same things, but does not get the respect or salary of an accountant.

Bookkeeper in Parry Sound:
I feel that bookkeepers are under appreciated most of the time. The most important responsibility of this job is to keep your employer's books current and helping them make a budget forecast, and sticking to their budget.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
20%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 61%