The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Accountant with Cost Accounting skills in Canada is C$60,344.
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C$48k - C$74k
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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
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Popular Skills for Project Accountant
Skills in Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Billing, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel and Accounts Receivable.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Accountant
An early career Project Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$52,325 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Project Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,155 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$67,131.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (7.2% more) and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (10.6% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.7% less).
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