Average Chartered Accountant Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Chartered Accountant in Canada is C$65,145.
MEDIAN C$65,145
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C$43k - C$103k
C$817 - C$20k
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C$10 - C$20k
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C$43k - C$114k

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Job Description for Chartered Accountant

Chartered Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting.
  • Utilize accounting principles to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Chartered Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Tax Compliance and Account Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing.

Pay by Experience Level for Chartered Accountant

An entry-level Chartered Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$50,286 based on 74 salaries. An early career Chartered Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,694 based on 266 salaries. A mid-career Chartered Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,914 based on 183 salaries. An experienced Chartered Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,380 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$98,659.
Employees with Chartered Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 21.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (10.2% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (18.0% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (4.2% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (4.0% less).

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