The average salary for a General Accountant in Toronto, Ontario is C$50,372.
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Job Description for General Accountant
General accountants gather and analyze financial records and documentation for a variety of purposes, including writing financial reports, compiling profit statements, filling out tax returns, and making budgets. General accountants are typically either self-employed or work for accounting firms with which businesses contract. General accountants who have ongoing relationships with companies and individuals typically provide a range of services. At the close of every month, general accountants…Read more
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Popular Skills for General Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Financial Reporting and General Ledger Accounting.
Pay by Experience Level for General Accountant
An early career General Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,280 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career General Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,939 based on 26 salaries. An experienced General Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,849 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$53,513.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with General Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (9.2% more) and Waterloo, Ontario (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hamilton, Ontario (32.1% less), London, Ontario (4.0% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (0.9% less).
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