Accountant Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for accountants is $31.79/hr.

Auditor Salary in Canada 2017

In 2017, financial auditors and accountants reported higher wages in the Northwest Territories.

FINANCIAL AUDITORS AND ACCOUNTANTS (NOC 1111-A)
2017 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 18 31.79 55.29
Northwest Territories 17.65 42.29 71.82
Alberta 21.21 36.06 59.86
Ontario 18 35.9 58.23
Manitoba 16.83 28.85 53.85
Saskatchewan 20 33.33 53.84
Newfoundland and Labrador 19.23 30.77 50.48
Nova Scotia 17.95 28.85 48.08
Québec 18 28.72 48.08
British Columbia 17 27.88 47
Prince Edward Island 17 26 43.59
New Brunswick 16.7 27.4 42.56
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*

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




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)
 2016

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
Québec 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.

ACCOUNTANT SALARY IN CANADA 2017

ACCOUNTANT SALARY IN CANADA 2016

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