Average Entry-Level Junior Accountant Salary

C$38,897
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$800
Bonus
C$2,600
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Junior Accountant is C$38,897.
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C$31k
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MEDIAN C$38,897
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Salary
C$31k - C$47k
Bonus
C$99 - C$3k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$46k

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Job Description for Junior Accountant

Junior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger and oversee all day to day financial transactions.
  • Assess data to ensure that proper accounting practices have been following.
  • Assist with or conduct fixed asset audits as necessary.
  • Create and maintain payroll budgets, update vendor information, and confirm expense vouchers.
  • Match large batches of invoices and maintain the accuracy of employee timesheets.

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Popular Skills for Junior Accountant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Accountant

An early career Junior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$40,574 based on 664 salaries. A mid-career Junior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,923 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Junior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,632 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$49,756.
Employees with Junior Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.7% more) and Toronto, Ontario (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, British Columbia (7.8% less), Montréal, Québec (1.7% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 862 survey responses.
Early Career
77.0%
Mid Career
15.3%
Experienced
6.3%
Late Career
1.4%

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