The average pay for an Entry-Level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is C$59,258 per year.

C$39,608 - C$82,655
C$40K
C$57K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$57,289
10%
50%
90%
C$19.76 - C$40.27
C$20
C$26
C$40
MEDIAN: C$26.19
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$39,608 - C$82,655
Bonus C$493 - C$14,544
Profit Sharing C$1,900
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$40,392 - C$85,152
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 201
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$19.76 - C$40.27
Hourly Tips C$16.00
Overtime C$26.83
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$493 - C$14,544
Profit Sharing C$1,900
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$40,392 - C$85,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified public accountants (CPAs) generally handle the accounting, tax, reporting and/or audit processes for governments, corporations or individual clients. Their duties may vary depending on their employer and specialization. However, tasks commonly performed by CPAs include reviewing their company's financial information; preparing documentation or reporting related to finances, taxes, or audits; and staying up-to-date on changes in government regulations. They may also perform audits for their organization, as well as make suggestions on improving bookkeeping and recordkeeping processes.

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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities, utilizing accounting principles.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare and communicate financial reports.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$58,558

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

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
25%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries



▲5%

National Average
C$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 16%