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Average Staff Accountant Salary in Canada

C$45,269
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,724
Bonus
C$982
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The average salary for a Staff Accountant in Canada is C$45,269.
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CA$36k
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CA$45k
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CA$58k
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C$36k - C$58k
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C$487 - C$5k
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C$102 - C$3k
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C$36k - C$59k
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What Do Staff Accountants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Staff Accountant

3.7 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Staff Accountant are from the companies KPMG, LLP, Deloitte and EY (Ernst & Young). Reported salaries are highest at Collins Barrow where the average pay is C$45,173. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG, LLP, earning around C$45,009 and C$44,436, respectively. BDO Dunwoody, LLP pays the lowest at around C$42,000. Deloitte & Touche LLP and Deloitte also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$44,219 and C$44,356, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Staff Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting, Tax Preparation and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Bookkeeping.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountants?

An entry-level Staff Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,036 based on 102 salaries. An early career Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,898 based on 842 salaries. A mid-career Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,389 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,327 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$57,965.
Employees with Staff Accountant in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (6.9% more) and Toronto, Ontario (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (7.3% less), Ottawa, Ontario (4.8% less) and London, Ontario (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,231 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
68.4%
Mid Career
11.6%
Experienced
8.0%
Late Career
3.7%

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