Average General Accountant Salary in Canada

C$50,611
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,570
Bonus
C$1,650
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a General Accountant in Canada is C$50,611.
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C$41k
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C$51k
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C$68k
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MEDIAN C$50,611
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Salary
C$41k - C$68k
Bonus
C$500 - C$7k
Profit Sharing
C$865 - C$5k
Total Pay
C$40k - C$69k

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Job Description for General Accountant

Career Paths

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General Accountant
Senior Accountant
Accounting Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for General Accountant

Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

Pay by Experience Level for General Accountant

An entry-level General Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$45,000 based on 20 salaries. An early career General Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,976 based on 100 salaries. A mid-career General Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,831 based on 83 salaries. An experienced General Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,608 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$58,065.
Employees with General Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in North Vancouver, British Columbia (2.1% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hamilton, Ontario (32.4% less), London, Ontario (4.4% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 296 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.8%
Early Career
33.8%
Mid Career
28.0%
Experienced
18.2%
Late Career
13.2%

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