Average Starting Salaries – Accounting 2015

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Along with qualifications and job satisfaction, your salary is a big factor to consider when choosing your career path.

If you’re looking to move out on your own or to pay off student debt, it’s important to consider your financial state, and determine how you can reach your goals given your income. If you’re planning on a career in the accounting industry, use this average starting salary guide to determine which path can help you make ends meet.

Accountant
Vancouver, BC 47,756
Calgary, AB 55,926
Saskatoon, SK 37,004
Winnipeg, MB 40,026
Toronto, ON 47,806
Montreal, QC 45,194
Halifax, NS 45,877
St. John’s, NL 35,031
NATIONAL AVERAGE 45,340
Financial Analyst
Vancouver, BC 57,165
Calgary, AB 67,183
Saskatoon, SK 42,564
Winnipeg, MB 48,296
Toronto, ON 55,914
Montreal, QC 50,782
Halifax, NS 49,406
St. John’s, NL 39,485
NATIONAL AVERAGE 53,245
Financial Controller
Vancouver, BC 78,461
Calgary, AB 85,703
Saskatoon, SK 57,393
Winnipeg, MB 52,616
Toronto, ON 81,573
Montreal, QC 77,499
Halifax, NS 61,916
St. John’s, NL 49,882
NATIONAL AVERAGE 65,967
Bookkeeper
Vancouver, BC 29,607
Calgary, AB 34,189
Saskatoon, SK 30,478
Winnipeg, MB 26,389
Toronto, ON 37,453
Montreal, QC 29,029
Halifax, NS 25,739
St. John’s, NL 27,836
NATIONAL AVERAGE 36,662
Accounting Clerk
Vancouver, BC 36,204
Calgary, AB 42,198
Saskatoon, SK 37,649
Winnipeg, MB 31,539
Toronto, ON 36,171
Montreal, QC 35,259
Halifax, NS 35,389
St. John’s, NL 31,323
NATIONAL AVERAGE 35,192
Payroll Administrator
Vancouver, BC 43,720
Calgary, AB 49,830
Saskatoon, SK 35,678
Winnipeg, MB 36,766
Toronto, ON 44,936
Montreal, QC 46,440
Halifax, NS 41,066
St. John’s, NL 33,141
NATIONAL AVERAGE 42,098

Still have questions about Accounting? Check out our Accounting Career Guide!

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