The average salary for a Senior Accountant is C$60,804 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$48,618 - C$77,043
C$49K
C$61K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$61,433
10%
50%
90%
C$21.90 - C$40.00
C$22
C$31
C$40
MEDIAN: C$30.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$48,618 - C$77,043
Bonus C$197.97 - C$7,777
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,244
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$48,830 - C$80,357
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 859
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$21.90 - C$40.00
Overtime C$26.22 - C$48.89
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$197.97 - C$7,777
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,244
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$48,830 - C$80,357
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

Common Career Paths for Senior Accountant


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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 496 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 425 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 235 salaries. A Senior Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 78 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,913

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Accountant?

Senior Accountant in Mississauga:
"Very challenging."
Pros: Reporting and analysis, data gathering, excel skills, reconciliations.
Cons: No recognition. One of the systems is old and not much improved. Currently, there is only 3 of us in Finance which was previously 5. The 2 are new as asst controller and Finance Director (both less than 6 months)

Senior Accountant in Ottawa:
"Challenging, fastpaced position."
Pros: The challenge of not knowing what new situation will arise each day along with the day to day tasks keeps my job interesting. The satisfaction of solving the issues gives me a great sense of accomplishment. I also have a lot of flexibility on hours worked.
Cons: Some of what I enjoy about my job also is what I dislike at times. The stress of being the go to person is at times overwhelming.

Senior Accountant in Vaughan:
"Family Style Firm"
Pros: Small firm, flexibility, humanity
Cons: Not much further development, No sunlight and windows,

Senior Accountant in Vancouver:
"the management"
Pros: excellent culture
Cons: pressing deadlines

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Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
C$63,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries



▲1%




National Average
C$63,000

Financial Reporting
▼1%


▼3%



▼5%



▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%