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

C$28,199 - C$47,867
C$28K
C$39K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$38,652
10%
50%
90%
C$12.56 - C$23.02
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$28,199 - C$47,867
Bonus C$225.00 - C$5,383
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$26,534 - C$48,292
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 318
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$12.56 - C$23.02
Overtime C$16.03 - C$33.30
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$225.00 - C$5,383
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$26,534 - C$48,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 652

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,371

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
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 61%