Average Early-Career Junior Accountant with Payroll Administration Skills Salary in Canada

C$42,206
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The average salary for an Early-Career Junior Accountant with Payroll Administration skills in Canada is C$42,206.
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C$34k
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MEDIAN C$42,206
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C$34k - C$51k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$51k

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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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Junior Accountant
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Financial Analyst
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Popular Skills for Junior Accountant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Accountant

An entry-level Junior Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,000 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Junior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,437 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Junior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,824 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Junior Accountant in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 3.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (17.1% less), Toronto, Ontario (2.9% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Entry Level
39.5%
Mid Career
44.7%
Experienced
15.8%

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