Accountant Salary in Canada

Accountants had higher salaries in the Northwest Territories

In 2016, the median wage for accountants in Canada was $31.25/hr.




Salaries for accountants vary by province. For example, in 2016, accountants in the Northwest Territories had the highest wages.

FINANCIAL AUDITORS AND ACCOUNTANTS (NOC 1111-A)

Wages ($/hr)

Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 18 31.25 53.85
Northwest Territories 17.65 42.29 71.82
Ontario 17.79 34.36 57.69
Alberta 20.51 34.26 56.25
Saskatchewan 20.51 35 52.88
Newfoundland and Labrador 17.09 28.85 51.44
Manitoba 16.83 28.85 50
Qu├ębec 18.75 28.85 50
Yukon 12.39 28.64 49.79
Nova Scotia 17.94 26.44 48.72
British Columbia 16.64 27.69 46.67
New Brunswick 13.75 27.47 42.56
Prince Edward Island 17 27.69 42.56
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

Registration with a regulatory body is required in all provinces and territories for this occupation.

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