Average General Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Canada

C$51,587
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,928
Bonus
C$2,400
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The average salary for a General Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Canada is C$51,587.
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C$41k
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MEDIAN C$51,587
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Salary
C$41k - C$70k
Bonus
C$511 - C$8k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$5k
Total Pay
C$41k - C$71k

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Job Description for General Accountant

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Popular Skills for General Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Reconciliation 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 early career General Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$48,886 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career General Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,782 based on 60 salaries. An experienced General Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,639 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$58,326.
Employees with General Accountant in their job title in Guelph, Ontario earn an average of 37.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (16.3% more) and Calgary, Alberta (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (3.8% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 171 survey responses.
Early Career
28.7%
Mid Career
35.1%
Experienced
19.9%
Late Career
16.4%

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