Average Project Accountant Salary in Canada

C$54,802
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,006
Bonus
C$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Project Accountant in Canada is C$54,802.
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C$43k
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C$55k
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C$70k
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MEDIAN C$54,802
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Salary
C$43k - C$70k
Bonus
C$482 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$121 - C$11k
Total Pay
C$44k - C$73k

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Job Description for Project Accountant

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.

Career Paths

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Project Accountant
Corporate Accountant
Accounting Manager
Financial Controller
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 349 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
26.6%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
6.6%

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