The average salary for a Project Accountant in Canada is C$54,802.
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Job Description for Project Accountant
A project accountant is responsible for managing all the financial information related to a project or projects at their company. They keep track of each project's expenses and provides regular reports on whether the project is over or under budget. Individuals in this position may also be responsible for drawing up proposals for possible projects and informing managers how much a project could potentially cost and/or earn. Project accountants typically work indoors in an office setting, but ma…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Project Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Project Accountant are from the companies IBI Group, Inc., WorleyParsons and Shelter Canadian Properties Limited. Reported salaries are highest at WorleyParsons where the average pay is C$65,000. Shelter Canadian Properties Limited pays the lowest at around C$31,671.
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Popular Skills for Project Accountant
Skills in Cost Accounting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Accountant
An entry-level Project Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,557 based on 5 salaries. An early career Project Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,631 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Project Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,111 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Project Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,660 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$66,024.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (8.3% more) and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (17.8% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (14.7% less).
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