How much does a Accountant make?

Updated Sep. 17, 2021
$56,977 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,122 salaries

$40K

Low

$57K

Average

$81K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Accountant is $56,977 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2122 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Accountant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Accountant$56,977 /yr
L3
Senior Accountant$69,478 /yr
L4
Adjunct Accountant$194,439 /yr
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$57,842

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$44,919

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$49,755

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MNP
3.9

MNP

Accountant

$49,122

 /yr
Range: $39K - $79K
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$39K

$79K

$38,704 - $79,071 Range

Grant Thornton
3.8

Grant Thornton

Accountant

$46,531

 /yr
Range: $34K - $81K

$34K

$81K

$34,000 - $81,252 Range

KPMG
3.9

KPMG

Accountant

$54,328

 /yr
Range: $36K - $101K

$36K

$101K

$36,479 - $100,522 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Accountant

$57,199

 /yr
Range: $44K - $68K

$44K

$68K

$43,679 - $67,845 Range

Deloitte
3.9

Deloitte

Accountant

$54,910

 /yr
Range: $42K - $125K

$42K

$125K

$41,996 - $125,120 Range

PwC
3.9

PwC

Accountant

$58,544

 /yr
Range: $31K - $92K

$31K

$92K

$31,359 - $92,249 Range

EY
3.9

EY

Accountant

$53,829

 /yr
Range: $33K - $78K

$33K

$78K

$33,407 - $78,169 Range

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BDO
3.6

BDO

Accountant

$51,145

 /yr
Range: $37K - $76K

$37K

$76K

$37,000 - $76,173 Range

ATCO Ltd.
3.6

ATCO Ltd.

Accountant

$87,277

 /yr
Range: $80K - $135K

$80K

$135K

$79,622 - $135,059 Range

Vaco Lannick
4

Vaco Lannick

Accountant

$65,758

 /yr
Range: $52K - $104K

$52K

$104K

$52,265 - $104,377 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Accountant

$52,189

 /yr
Range: $31K - $72K

$31K

$72K

$30,621 - $72,000 Range

Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Accountant

$76,173

 /yr
Range: $37K - $111K

$37K

$111K

$37,116 - $110,926 Range

Safeguard Business Systems
3.1

Safeguard Business Systems

Accountant

$53,064

 /yr
Range: $42K - $68K

$42K

$68K

$42,027 - $67,845 Range

CIBC
3.9

CIBC

Accountant

$97,272

 /yr
Range: $41K - $157K

$41K

$157K

$40,626 - $156,795 Range

Canada Revenue Agency
4.2

Canada Revenue Agency

Accountant

$62,313

 /yr
Range: $46K - $98K

$46K

$98K

$46,030 - $98,000 Range

Accountivity
3.4

Accountivity

Accountant

$70,455

 /yr
Range: $46K - $83K

$46K

$83K

$46,030 - $83,293 Range

Cenovus
2.7

Cenovus

Accountant

$102,062

 /yr
Range: $90K - $105K

$90K

$105K

$89,984 - $105,380 Range

Ovintiv
3.3

Ovintiv

Accountant

$85,224

 /yr
Range: $80K - $101K

$80K

$101K

$79,620 - $101,035 Range

Citco
3.5

Citco

Accountant

$46,970

 /yr
Range: $40K - $49K

$40K

$49K

$40,000 - $48,994 Range

RBC
4

RBC

Accountant

$49,419

 /yr
Range: $32K - $104K

$32K

$104K

$32,326 - $104,377 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Accountant salaries

The national average salary for an Accountant is $56,977 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see an Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2122 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Accountant employees.

The highest salary for an Accountant in Canada is $81,188 per year.

The lowest salary for an Accountant in Canada is $39,986 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent accountant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$3,000
monthly
An Accountant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $3,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$52,189
per year
An Accountant in the Toronto Area area reported making $52,189 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
An Accounting in the Toronto Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$20
hourly
A courtier en assurance in the Montreal Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
 
Temporary
Government
$53,500
per year
An Accountant in the Toronto Area area reported making $53,500 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$47,000
per year
An Intermediate Accountant in the London Area area reported making $47,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An Accounting Clerk in the Calgary Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
An Accounting Clerk in the Vancouver Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$46,125
per year
An Accountant in the Toronto Area area reported making $46,125 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public